Fifo – Fisheries & Food Institute

Instituto para pesca, diversidade e segurança alimentar.



Ethnobiological and socio-ecological studies on fishermen and their relations with nature.


Studies on the biology of fish and other organisms collected or grown in fisheries, including the extraction of animals and vegetables.


Studies on the diet of fishers and on food security.


Studies involving the food safety of the community of fishermen, and of food security at higher scales, aiming at:

a) Better or healthier use of resources;
b) Diversity of species and use of resources;
c) Policies and management of natural resources;
d) Food security, including conditions regarding extraction, handling and marketing of resources.


Training of researchers and environmental managers, collaborative processes with fishers, working with the themes of items I to IV.

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