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Using ICTs to promote equitable and sustainable SSF

Using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to promote equitable and sustainable small-scale fisheries (SSF) Written by Dr Serge Raemaekers and Dr Jackie Sunde University of Cape Town, South Africa With the current worldwide trends towards the increasing affordability of mobile devices, rapid development of internet connectivities, and ease of use of web and mobile applications (apps), information and communication technologies …

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Catalysing the use of mobile technology in small-scale fisheries

Published by Blue Ventures on 11 November 2016 – original article here: https://blueventures.org/catalysing-use-mobile-technology-small-scale-fisheries/ Mobile technology is empowering small-scale fisheries to take ownership of what’s landed in their boats, and in their pockets. This was the message of the inaugural ICT4Fisheries workshop in Cape Town this week, which brought together 50 participants from 18 countries. A collaboration between Abalobi and Blue Ventures, and supported by the Western Indian …

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#ICT4Fisheries2016 Day 3

#ICT4Fisheries2016 Workshop
Date: 8 – 10 November 2016
Venue: The Calders Hotel, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, South Africa
Hosted by: ABALOBI, BLUE VENTURES & UCT ICT4D
Funded by: WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN MARINE SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

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#ICT4Fisheries2016 Day 2

#ICT4Fisheries2016 Workshop
Date: 8 – 10 November 2016
Venue: The Calders Hotel, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, South Africa
Hosted by: ABALOBI, BLUE VENTURES & UCT ICT4D
Funded by: WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN MARINE SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

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Welcome & #ICT4Fisheries2016

Welcome to the new ICT4Fisheries portal launched in October 2016. This is a portal intended as a resource for all stakeholders engaged in the development or use of information and communication technology (ICT) for small-scale fisheries around the globe. The #ICT4Fisheries2016 Workshop, sponsored by WIOMSA, and hosted by ABALOBI, UCT & BLUE VENTURES, kicks off on 8 November 2016 and …