About

Who We Are

“Small-scale fisheries make an important contribution to nutrition, food security, sustainable livelihoods and poverty alleviation – especially in developing countries. Despite this significant contribution, the issues constraining the sustainable development of small-scale fisheries remain poorly understood” (FAO). SL is no exception to this rule.

Ensure the implementation

To ensure the implementation of the FAO Voluntary Guidelines for food security and poverty alleviation in Small-Scale Fisheries.

Assist the Government

Assist the Government in preparing the National Fisheries Policy.

Deliberate on issues

Deliberate on issues associated SSF as they are brought to notice and take appropriate action in resolving them.

Knowledge sharing

Knowledge sharing and dissemination; Organising interactive platforms; seminars, conferences (local, national and international)

Sri Lanka Forum for Small Scale Fisheries

The objectives are to be achieved through the promotion of a human rights based approach, by empowering small scale fishing communities, including both men and women, to participate in decision-making processes, and to assume responsibilities for sustainable use of fishery resources, and placing emphasis on the needs of developing countries and for the benefit of vulnerable and marginalized groups.

Vision

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Mission

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Our Team Members

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Prof. Oscar Amarainghe

President

Prof. Ruchira Cumaranatunga

Vice President

Prof. Nilantha De Silva

Vice President

Prof. Achini De Silva

Joint Secretary

Mr. Herman Kumara

Joint Secretary

Prof. M.G.Kularathne

Treasurer

Mr. Suraj Chandrakumara

Assistant Treasurer

General Committee

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Prof. Upali Amarasinghe

General Committee

Prof. Dileepa De Croos

General Committee

Prof. Terney P. Kumara

General Committee

Dr. Chamari Dissanayake

General Committee

Dr. Ahilan Kadirgamar

General Committee

Dr. Shamen Vidanage

General Committee

Mr. Jayantha Chandrasoma

General Committee

Mrs. S. D. Kamalanathan

General Committee

Mr. Upul Liyanage

General Committee

Dr. W.A.A. Dimuthu Lanka

General Committee