The Fisheye

Getting to Know Our Newest Fish: Helen Packer

November 7, 2018

Helen Packer is joining Future of Fish as an intern in the Fall of 2018. 

Helen holds a BSc in Marine Biology and an MSc in Marine Resource Management. In 2014, Helen joined Anova Food USA, managing its Fishing & Living program, a sustainability initiative that works collaboratively with supply chains, NGOs and governments to improve social and environmental practices in the tuna industry. In September 2016, Helen started a PhD at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Canada) exploring responsible business practices in the seafood industry, focusing on mid-chain tuna suppliers.

Selecting Caletas for Co-Design: Part 2

October 24, 2018

Author: Momo Kochen

Versión en Español incluída

Caleta Selection: (An Attempt to) Standardize Complexity - Selección de Caletas: (un intento de) estandarizar lo complejo

September 26, 2018
by Iván Greco, Research Associate at Future of Fish
Por Iván Greco Investigador Asociado de Future of Fish
(Versión en Español incluída)
The last time we wrote to you from Chile, we were at the beginning of our Design and Demonstration phase (D&D) of our Fisheries Development Model (FDM), visiting fisher's caletas (coves in Spanish) along the Central part of the beautiful Chilean coasts, and, of course, prolonging our romance with the Pacific Ocean and its communities.

SALT: Uniting for Transparency

July 31, 2018

A relatively new acronym in the seafood realm but one we may find easier to remember; SALT or the Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability is “a global alliance for knowledge exchange and action to promote legal and sustainable fisheries through improved transparency in seafood supply chains”. SALT is a 5 year partnership between USAID, the Walton Family Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and FishWise.

Building Trust and Partnerships for Co-Design in Chile- versión en Español a abajo

July 10, 2018

The meeting was brief, but the enthusiasm for innovation was clear. “This is a place where a whirlwind of potential ideas to increase the value of their hake fills me with optimism,” says Iván Greco, Future of Fish Research Associate.  He had arrived in San Pedro de Concón, a fishing caleta two hours away from San Antonio, Chile to meet with the recently elected fishing syndicate leader, Julieta. During the 45 minute chat, Iván had a chance to share some of the findings from our research and, most importantly, listen and gather feedback on this initial work from the real experts—the fishers and stakeholders who fish and trade common hake every day.