Sustainable Fishing: Decent Working Conditions, Safety and Social Protection

Key issues and policy options to promote productive, decent jobs in the fisheries sector.

Capture fisheries and aquaculture are important sources of food, jobs and income and in many rural coastal communities, the principal, sometimes the only, ways of making a living. Fishing, however, continues to be one of the most hazardous occupations, warranting specific attention to
improve the living and working conditions of fishers.