Month: October 2021

tBrief #06 – Invisible, Undervalued and Underappreciated? Transparency for small-scale fisheries

Government transparency matters for small-scale fisheries! Yet, research on small-scale fisheries, as well as on recreational fishing, has consistently found that official data tends to underestimate their scale and importance.  This not only concerns catches but also their economic and social contributions. In many places fisheries have an important but underappreciated…