Conducting interviews with migrant workers: This guide is designed to provide an overview of interview procedures for use by Thai port officials when conducting vessel inspections. It is designed to improve the chances that workers will feel comfortable enough to speak out about potential labour violations taking place onboard their vessel. Although this guide is written specifically for Thai labour inspections a lot of the screening tools included in this briefing are translatable to other worker engagements around the world.
How best to implement principles three and four of the Charter for Transparency: This report helps states to implement two key principles of EJF’s Charter for Transparency: publishing lists of fishing licences and authorisations and publishing punishments handed out for illegal fishing and fisheries crimes.
Illegal saiko landings at Elmina port: In November 2019, the Government of Ghana committed to ending the highly destructive and illegal fishing practice known as “saiko”. Since this announcement, almost 400 saiko canoes have landed fish illegally at Elmina port. EJF is calling on the President to lead in taking action to ensure saiko is eradicated.
Open letter opposing new trawler licences from the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council: Ghana’s National Canoe Fishermen Council lays out its opposition to granting new trawlers licence to fish in Ghana's waters. Over capacity in the industrial fleet is threatening jobs and food security, it says.
Viral diseases from wildlife in China: Could SARS happen again?: Originally published in 2003 in the wake of SARS, this report reviewed zoonotic viruses that transmit from animals to humans. The report warned that China was the most likely candidate for the next novel zoonotic virus. The report shows the the Covid-19 pandemic was predictable and key lessons were missed.