We call on national governments to recognise the critical importance of our ocean and blue carbon in the fight against the climate emergency.
Ghana is missing out on between 14.4-23.7 million US dollars every year in fishing licence fees and fines from trawlers, as a lack of transparency allows Chinese fishing trawlers to keep ownership hidden.
EJF briefing in response to planned EU Parliament vote on Sustainable Corporate Governance report 2020/2137(INI): EJF urges the EU Parliament to vote 'YES' on the Legal Affairs' Committee report on Sustainable Corporate Governance and take a leadership role in preventing human rights and environmental abuses in EU value chains.
Traditional tenure rights in the clam fishery of the Volta estuary: This report examines traditional management and tenure arrangements in the clam fishery of the Volta river estuary and provides recommendations for ensuring the sustainability of the clam fishery, which is critical for local livelihoods and food security.
Stakeholder and Network Analysis within the context of Traditional Governance and Tenurial Rights in the Artisanal Fisheries Sector in the Central Region of Ghana: This report identifies stakeholders of the artisanal fishery in Ghana, conducts a network analysis of these stakeholders and provides recommendations on how these networks could be harnessed for the development of the artisanal fishery in the region.
Paradise lost? Protecting the Pantanal, a precious ecosystem in crisis: The Pantanal is the largest tropical wetland in the world, and as well as hosting a unique array of wildlife it is an important carbon store, helping to regulate global climate. It is under imminent threat of destruction: the briefing lays out how progressive policy from the EU could help.