WFFP 6th General Assembly a huge success

The 6th General Assembly of the World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP), held in Cape Town, adopted important resolutions related to “Ocean Grabbing” and the International Guidelines on Small-scale fisheries.

The Assembly was held in Cape Town during the first week of September and attended by 150 delegates from more than 25 countries.

The keynote address was delivered by Professor Seth Macinko, an associate professor at the University of Rhode Island in the United States of America. The South African Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, Mr. Senzeni Zokwana delivered a speech on the closing night of the assembly.

For presentations, pictures, programmes and more information on the General Assembly, do visit our website at or the World Forum of Fisher Peoples or Masifundise Facebook sites.


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