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Duke Researchers Help Organize UN Event on Small-Scale Fisheries

Researchers from Duke University, including our Ocean and Coastal Policy Program director John Virdin, are playing a role in organizing an international symposium, July 9 in Rome, Italy, on small-scale fisheries’ contributions to sustainable development and food security. The symposium, “The Importance of Small-Scale Fisheries: Global, Regional and National Initiatives,” will be held as a side event at the 33rd Session of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Committee on Fisheries (COFI).