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Los 33 años de la profesora Ruth Preciado en La Islilla y su impacto en la educación

Desde hace más de 33 años, Ruth Preciado viene educando a los niños del centro poblado de La Islilla en Paita - Piura. Ella es profesional graduada de la Universidad de Huacho, José Faustino Sanchez Carrión, y actualmente tiene el cargo de directora de la IIEE Inicial Nº 407 de La Islilla. Esta semana nos concedió una entrevista para conocer un poco más de su trayectoria e impacto que tiene dentro de la comunidad, buscando su desarrollo. 1. ¿Desde hace cuánto tiempo trabaja en…

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Future of Fish publishes 2021 Impact Report

Future of Fish announces the addition of its most recent impact report to the organization’s website, highlighting the growth of the NGO’s affiliate implementation organizations in Chile and Peru.  2021 was a milestone year for Future of Fish, which finalized the legal operations and leadership of our two non-profit affiliate organizations, Future of Fish Chile and Future of Fish Peru. This included the growth of these teams to service their programs more efficiently adding two and six new staff members respectively. The addition of…

Meet the team: Q&A with Rocio Maldonado Alarcón

Rocio was born in the Port of Callao in Lima, Peru. A professor, researcher, and expert in gender and women’s studies, Rocio has over ten years of experience in quantitative and qualitative research with a focus on the management and analysis of data and social indicators.  As a researcher and editorial director, Rocio has provided recommendations for public policy that work has received national and international attention through events and publications. She holds a degree in Social work, from Major National San Marcos University…

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Meet the team: Q&A with Begoña Peñailillo

Begoña has worked both with coastal organizations and with individual fishermen, never forgetting her professional calling to the public service sector. While working with various fishing organizations, she supported them in putting together applications for government funding. She also previously worked in fish processing plants and in sea urchin export in New Zealand. She earned her degree in Fisheries Sciences and is currently finishing her Master’s Degree in Environmental Management and Planning at the University of Chile. Additionally, Begoña completed an unforgettable semester studying…

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Meet the team: Q&A with Mauricio Zúñiga Montes

Mauricio is a seasoned professional, bringing 25 years of experience to his current role as Quality and Commercialization Manager at Future of Fish Peru. Much of his professional experiences have been focused on leading and coordinating activities within the public sector. This includes 10 years as the head of PROMPERU’s north regional office, overseeing the exportation of products originating from Tumbes and Piura. Mauricio earned his master’s degree in ecotourism from the National Agrarian University, located in La Molina, Peru. How did you find…

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The Power of Partnership: Old Dart Foundation + Future of Fish

Healthy ocean ecosystems are the foundation of healthy coastal communities and functioning global food systems. But achieving sustainable fisheries does not begin with environmental actions. It begins with building a foundation for empowered small-scale fisheries that have resilient livelihoods and have the capacity to effectively manage their business and the ocean resources they depend upon. A recent PartnershipAgreement between Future of Fish and Old Dart Foundation seeks to drive large-scale systems change to benefit coastal communities and ocean ecosystems. Together, we hope to combine…

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Fish Story: Talking with Meyling Tang of Tres Peces, Valparaiso

Recently, Future of Fish sat down with Meyling Tang, Co-Founder of Tres Peces Valparaiso, to discuss how their responsible seafood restaurant concept adapted to challenges caused by COVID-19 in Chile. The team behind Tres Peces are pioneers in the sustainable seafood industry in Chile. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic which shuttered many restaurants in Valparaiso, Tres Pesces has grown tremendously in popularity, mostly due to “word of mouth” from existing customers who enjoy their fresh products and meaningful storytelling about the fishers and organizations who…

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Meet the team: Q&A with Alejandra Cárdenas Huerto

Alejandra is a social psychologist, having previously worked in the education and NGO sectors. She has experience in developing projects and facilitating workshops to develop leadership skills and raise awareness of socio-environmental issues. Her work focuses on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals through an intercultural approach. She is passionate about transforming her country, Peru, and the world, so that spaces are created where everyone can feel included and have the opportunity to achieve their dreams. She strongly believes in the importance of valuing diversity…

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Meet the team: Q&A with Cindy Marchán

Cindy has her degree in Business Administration from the University of Piura with a specialization in Integrated Management and Entrepreneurship Systems. She has experience managing projects supported by public and private funding. In addition, she was previously the administrative manager of the northern headquarters of an aquaculture research center, a trainer in entrepreneurship and finance issues for artisanal fishermen, and the administrator of a fish marketing company, which provided fresh seafood to the most important hotel chains in northern Peru. As part of her…

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Meet the team: Q&A with Oscar Vilela Seminario

Oscar has more than 10 years of experience in rural development and project management, specifically focused on two models: The Small-Scale Agriculture Model (SSAM) and the Self Development District Model (SDDM), both implemented in several communities in the coast and highlands of Piura, Peru.  He has created strategic alliances with Regional Governments, Municipalities, Universities, Companies and other NGO’s to expand the reach and impact for the rural families to improve their lives. Oscar has a BS in Accounting and Finance and a Master’s in…

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Meet the team: Q&A with Claudio Barrientos

Claudio is a marine biologist from south-central Chile where he has developed his work with artisanal fishing communities engaged in diving and small-scale fishing. He has promoted fishery certification projects, direct marketing of seafood products, small-scale aquaculture and community tourism with the aim of seeking alternatives for fishery diversification to improve the quality of life of artisanal fishermen. For Claudio, social innovation is a key driver in the search for alternatives that help improve the quality of life of artisanal fishermen and other disadvantaged…

Accelerating & Communicating Government Fisheries Data Modernization

At Future of Fish, we collaborate with governments and international experts to design, implement, and finance lasting and equitable fisheries data collection and analysis systems.  While no two projects ever look the same, a combination of work on the ground and in-depth research over the past three years has allowed us to uncover some commonly occuring barriers, opportunities, and best practices for this process that cross geographies and stakeholders. Explore our recently launched Government Fisheries Data Modernization Toolkit, where you can download the full report and…

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