International fishing safety fund launches


Funding is now available to help reduce fishing accidents and fatalities in the global south

The International Fund for Fishing Safety, which provides grants for safety initiatives, has opened its first open funding call, targeting areas most in need, particularly Asia which is home to 80% of fishers and some of the world’s most hazardous and unregulated working environments.

Applications to the fund will be managed by The Seafarers’ Charity with decisions made by a committee of industry experts.

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