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The main fishing companies in the sector contributed 228 million soles (70 million 265 dollars) for fishing rights from 2013 to 2020. / OCEANA (Andre Baertschi)

Indirectly Subsidized by the Government, Industrial Fishing Companies in Peru Continue to Reap Profits

Milagros Salazar
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Fishermen anchored their boats at Versova beach in Mumbai ahead of Cyclone Tauktae, in the Arabian Sea, Mumbai, May 15, 2021. Photo: PTI

During Monsoon Fishing Ban, India’s Small-Scale Fishers Flounder at the Deep End

Supriya Vohra
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fishermen empty their catch into buckets on the shore

In South Africa's Western Cape, Sometimes Illegal Fishing is the "Only Option"

Bongani Siziba
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The view from a purse seiner going out from Mangalore harbour, south Karnataka. Photo: Supriya Vohra

When Fishers Die at Sea in India, Their Insurance Falls Through the Cracks

Supriya Vohra
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Mabeta smoked fish market in Southwest Cameroon

Fish Production, Corruption and Crime in Cameroon's Coastal Ecosystem

Aminateh Nkemngu
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A pair of motorised fishing boats moored, somewhere in South Karnataka. Photo: Supriya Vohra

Fewer Fishing Days, Lower Catch, Bad Welfare Access Leave India’s Fishers Poorer

Supriya Vohra
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Faith Jeruela lights one of the bulbs he uses when he goes to the sea. He said that his lightbulb pales in comparison to the strong lights that Chinese fishers use (Masinloc, Zambales).

Rich Seas, Poor Fishers: The Impact of Fisheries Subsidies in the Philippines

Geela Garcia
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Getting the nets ready at Munambam harbour/ Image: Shaji N Jaleel

Kerala's Fishing Industry is Failing to Adapt, and the Costs are High for Stakeholders

Binu Karunakaran
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Trawl boats being fuelled at Beypore/Image: Prakash Karimba

Rising Fuel Prices, Dwindling Catch Put Kerala's Fishing Industry at Risk of Collapse

Binu Karunakaran
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a fisher pushes a small motorized boat out to the shore.

Changes to Global Fisheries Subsidies Could Level the Playing Field for Coastal Communities in Jamaica

Gladstone Taylor
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A women collects shellfish in the backwaters of Kaliveli.

In Tamil Nadu, a Proposed Harbor Construction puts Livelihoods and the Ecosystem at Risk

SV Krishna Chaitanya
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a fishing boat pulling in a net at sunset

Is it the end of the line for fisheries subsidies in coastal Africa?

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a photo of a fishing vessel pulling a large net out of the water

Le traité mondial et ses impacts sur les subventions à la pêche en Afrique de l'Ouest

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Overfishing in the Caribbean: Can global treaty talks make a difference?

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Can new global treaty talks help prevent overfishing?

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Fishing boats at Versova

Rising costs, falling catch deflate trawl boom in India's Maharashtra

Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar
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Trawl boats

Trawlers docked across west coast India as Covid-19 hits exports to China

Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar
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Fishing boats in Tamil Nadu

In India, destructive fishing, fueled by subsidies, is depleting the seas of their bounty

Naresh Green
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Trash fits in crates at port

Trawling for trouble along the Karnataka coast

Sibi Arasu
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Trawler off Kochi port

India's fishers need subsidies, but India doesn't need illegal fishing

Sibi Arasu
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Trawler under construction

Marine subsidies are a mess, say small scale fishers in southwest India

Supriya Vohra
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Fishing boat in India

India's budget deals a potential blow to traditional, small-scale fishers

Nidhi Jamwal
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