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Keeping pace with the seafood industry, SIRF maintains a robust calendar of funding cycles, donor events and research deliverables. Stay current with the latest SIRF news through our press releases, quarterly newsletters and research updates. SIRF strives to give its supporters a complete and timely view of its work. Learn how SIRF is using your donation to fund research that impacts business bottom lines and promotes growth within the seafood industry.

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Combating Labor Challenges in Ghana

SIRF is supporting research to help combat child labor and trafficking (CLaT) activities within Ghana’s seafood sector. Kristine Beran, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, is conducting field-based analysis throughout Ghana’s fishing community. Ms. Beran’s findings will evaluate the effectiveness of anti-CLaT measures already in use. Arriving in… Read more »