Our Fisheries, Our Future

Duration: 12 minutes, 30 seconds

Key Themes

Sustainability, Developing World, Management, Sustainable Development


This film investigates three fisheries that are using the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) program to improve their management, improve their environmental outcomes and increase their access to markets so as to enhance their economic and social welfare.

This includes:

  • The Gambia red & black sole fishery
  • The Mexican red rock lobster fishery
  • The Maldivian skipjack tuna fishery

The fishers, managers and other stakeholders of the respective fisheries speak in their own words about how they became involved with the MSC program; the progress they have made in improving and developing the fishery; how they secured funding for their improvement plan and certification; and the benefits and impacts of involvement in the program, in environmental, social and economic terms.

Find out more

You can find out more about these fisheries and others in the MSC’s Developing World Fisheries program at http://www.msc.org/developingworld