Elimination of subsidies would hurt poor fisherfolk in India

8 October 2017 – Efforts at the World Trade Organisation (WTO)-level to eliminate certain forms of fisheries subsidies could severely hurt small and livelihood fisherfolk in India. The National Platform for Small-Scale Fishworks (Inland) asked the Indian government not to make any binding commitments on fisheries subsidies at the WTO talks “without conducting adequate research in the impact of commitments, without consultations with the fisher community in India; and without consultation with state governments and parliamentarians.” Read the full article on The Hindu website.