fisherfolk


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fisherfolk

(ˈfɪʃəˌfəʊk)
pl n
(Angling) people who earn their living by fishing; fishermen and women collectively
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He revealed that the fisherfolk from Palawan and Zambales have executed affidavits stating that they are not aware that such a petition will be filed against the government.
The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday dismissed the writ of kalikasan suit filed by lawyers representing fisherfolk from Palawan and Zambales seeking government action on the disputed areas of the West Philippine Sea, and warned the petitioners to comply with the procedures in filing a suit.
This is to welcome the good news that Land Bank of the Philippines has responded boldly to the challenge of President Rodrigo Duterte during his last State of the Nation Address to intensify its support to agriculture, particularly to small fishers and fisherfolk.
AMID the proliferation of the water hyacinth in Laguna de Bay, a national federation of small fisherfolk on Monday reiterated its call to permanently open the Napindan Hydraulic Control Structure (NHCS) in Taguig City.
The IBP Palawan chapter met with four fisherfolk petitioners who informed them that "they no longer wish to pursue the case." While it was difficult to personally meet with six of the petitioners who were located in the remote Pag-asa Island, they were able to relay their intention that they no longer wanted to pursue the case.
SEHWAN SHARIF -- The Central Vice Chairman of the Fisherfolk Forum Ghulam Mustafa Mirani while addressing a press conference on Monday expressed concern over the ban on fishing in the Manchhar Lake which has resulted in hardships to the fishermen in earning their livelihood.
The City government has vowed to assist farmers and fisherfolk as part of its program to ensure food supply availability especially with the onslaught of the dry spell, an official said.
THATTA -- Indian forces have reportedly chased and taken away a boat along with one of the three fishermen who were fishing in the Pakistani waters near Jati town, Pakistan Fisherfolk Fourm (PFF) reported on Sunday.
Through an extended, theoretically oriented reflection on one author's experiences coordinating an experimental participatory project with Caribbean fisherfolk (1) in the 1990s and 2000s, we attempt to show that participation is lodged between affective, transversalizing relations that hold out the possibility for other ways of life, and the depoliticizing machines that structure these relations.
Our task, however, is not yet over as our efforts will now cover post-harvest equipment, particularly freezers to help fisherfolk preserve their catch," Perez said.
Members of the fisherfolk community and rights activists recently held a conference at the India Islamic Cultural Centre in New Delhi to discuss the issue.
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