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Remember World Fishers Day 21 November 2011

Fishers plying their trade. Source: R.N.M.D.S.F.

Fishing is among the world’s most ancient and most dangerous trades.

Some ICMA folk dedicate the 21st of November to fishers.  The World Fishers Day campaign aims at highlighting the plight of fisherfolk to the public and to further their advocacy for fishers’ rights.  ICMA members the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishers, PCT Seamen’s / Fishermen’s Service Centre, Biblia and the Apostleship of the Sea all have ministries directed at fishers and fisher-families.  Other ICMA members now regularly meet foreign fishers on international fishing vessels. Continue reading Remember World Fishers Day 21 November 2011