The Pacific Ways: The geography, histories and cultures of the Pacific island region, and its 14 small island developing states, represent unique challenges and opportunities

This article argues that the geography, histories and cultures of the Pacific island region, and its 14 small island developing states, represent unique challenges and opportunities. It notes that the introduction of the SSF Guidelines is an ambitious global-level policy pledge designed to provide overarching guidance towards improving the governance of small-scale fisheries around the world.