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Asian Network of Small Scale Fishery and Fishers rights and livelihood declares the Kolkata Declaration 2017

We, 52 participants representing the inland, marine fishing communities, fish worker organizations and non-governmental organizations, having gathered at the "Regional Consultation on Promotion of International Guidelines on Smallscale Fisheries(SSF Guidelines) and Fisherfolk's Livelihoods",from 27 to 30 April2017 in Kolkata , West Bengal, India; Call upon the Governments of India, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh, to address our concerns and to recognize and defend the rights of small-scale fishing communities as mentioned below:Read More