Secure Fisheries News

In Punta Bonita, Piangua is Life

Livelihoods in Punta Bonita, Colombia are closely tied to collecting the mollusk known as piangua. Women, who make up a majority of the piangua fishers, tend to be overlooked and underpaid, and meanwhile, piangua are becoming harder to find. Laura Burroughs of OEF's Secure Fisheries program spoke with women who collect piangua in Punta Bonita.

How Fishing Can Start and Stop Conflict

Understanding the links between fisheries and violent armed conflict is becoming increasingly important. This blog from OEF's Secure Fisheries program shines light on the complicated links of how fisheries can both prevent and cause armed conflict, and how conflict can harm fisheries or cause fisheries to rebound. 


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