The IFP in collaboration with the Madras Institute of Development
Studies (MIDS), Chennai, is organizing a two-day workshop to
disseminate the findings of the Fishercoast Project and engage in
general discussion on the current challenges of fisheries and blue
The Fishercoast Project is an interdisciplinary project where
members of Social Sciences, Ecology and GeoSMIT Departments at
the IFP participated. As part of the project, we studied the
Cuddalore coast for the last three years, focusing on geophysical
changes, impact of industrialization, emerging conflicts within
fisheries and possibilities for more just means for fisher well being.
This workshop is funded by the Indian Council for Social Science
Research (ICSSR) through the MIDS.
Writers, journalists, documentary filmmakers, activists and
researchers will be participating in this workshop. A focus is to
share ideas and discuss ways to place the issues of fish workers to