I ethnobiological and ecological studies on fishers and their relations with nature;

II studies on the biology of the fish and other organisms gathered or cultivated in the fishers' communities, including the extraction of animals and plants;

III studies of the diet of fishing communities;

IV studies involving the food security or safety of the fishing communities, with the purpose of promoting:

a) improvement in the resource utilization;
b) species diversity and resource use;
c) policies and management of natural resources;
d) hygiene and sanitation conditions in the resource handling and commercialization.

V Capacitation and training of researchers and environmental managers, among others.

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