The role of social protection in promoting sustainable fisheries: “Impact Evaluation of the Seguro Defeso in Brazil"

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The Seguro-Defeso is a contributory social security measure that targets small-scale artisanal fishers in Brazil. After almost 30 years, FAO in partnership with IPC-IG conducted the first impact evaluation of the programme on the socio-economic conditions of the beneficiaries. This event highlighted the key takeaways of the impact evaluation and the programme’s challenges in carrying forward necessary adjustments.

Speakers:

Daniela Kalikoski, Fishery Officer, Equitable livelihoods Team, Fisheries and Aquaculture Division, FAO

Fabio Veras, Senior Research Coordinator, IPC-IG/IPEA

Sergio Mattos, Fishery Engineer, Technical Consultant, Fadurpe

Moderator: Rafael Zavala, FAO Representative in Brazil, FAO