SSF Study Region: Asia & Oceania Study Location: Malampaya Sound, Palawan Province, Philippines Study Year(s): 2010-2012 Name: Tara Whitty Date: 10/29/2014 Position: Researcher Organization Name: SAFRN (Small-scale and Artisanal Fisheries Research Network) Organization Location: USA To do research in Palawan, you need to get approval from the Palawan Council on Sustainable Development in Puerto … Continue reading Malampaya Sound, Palawan Province, Philippines
From our website's "Latest News": Well. We’ve been relatively silent here for a while, but things are reviving & expanding! Today, we started our new facebook page and Instagram account, and revamped our blog, and have been more regularly updating on Twitter. And, as always, you can subscribe to our email listserv. Perhaps our founder was procrastinating … Continue reading Being Social
Out of many updates, this is a top one: at the 2nd World Small-scale Fisheries Congress in Merida last month, Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) debuted their exciting Information System for Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF)! Play around with it, see what you can learn, and join & share your own information. The TBTI blog post on … Continue reading Debut: TBTI’s Information System for Small-scale Fisheries
Our latest Snapshot Assessment Protocol (SnAP) toolkit has now been posted online! We encourage you to take a look and let us know what you think about it, and - ideally - to incorporate it into your research! SnAP is a rapid assessment protocol for small-scale fisheries, with guidelines and templates for data collection and … Continue reading Snapshot Assessment Protocol now online!
Yesterday, I came across this story by Malcolm Gladwell on BBC News about how the Vietnam War might have followed a dramatically different course if those in charge had, essentially, listened. The core of the story was how two individuals interpreted interviews with the Vietcong, as part of an effort to assess their morale and … Continue reading Listen