Stories

Future of Fish hosts Chef-Fisher Learning Exchanges in Peru

Jun 14, 2021
In March, a group of notable Peruvian chefs and fishermen got together on Zoom to discuss how they can work together to solve challenges they face with marine resources.  We also invited fishers and chefs from Mexico, Chile and South Africa to share solutions towards sustainable fishing and responsible consumption. Watch our recap video on…

Helping fishers in Peru navigate climate change

Apr 14, 2021
Small scale fishers in Peru have to travel over double the distance than in the past to find their catch, disrupting communities, livelihoods, and threatening food security. The question is: how is this change expected to continue in the future?  Future of Fish is working with communities to identify solutions to support sustainable fishing and…

Covid-19 + Fisheries: Six essential readings

Mar 25, 2021
After a year (or more, depending on where you’re located) of Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns almost nothing about our work in fisheries looks the same as it did before. At the beginning of 2020, we were deeply embedded in on-the-ground projects with small scale fisheries in Peru and Chile, and developing projects in Vietnam and the…

Promoting financial inclusion of small-scale fisheries in Peru

Jan 08, 2021
Economic and cultural barriers mean that small-scale fishers in Peru often remain locked out from accessing financing, and from the benefits and opportunities of formalization. By Cristina Rocca, Future of Fish Sustainable Business Analyst Fishers are the stewards of the ocean, and their decisions directly impact the sustainability of the environment and community’s livelihood. Because…

The Power of Partnership: Future of Fish, Secure Fisheries and Shuraako

Dec 15, 2020
Photo: lobster fishing in Bander Bayla. When it comes to tackling the social and environmental issues of our time, no one organization has all the expertise and capacity needed to solve these complex challenges alone. But together, we can move mountains—or, in the case of fisheries, turn the tide. A recent Partnership Agreement between Future…