28 July 2022, Barahona, Dominican Republic. The mother-in-law of fisherman Xaviel Ramirez poses outside the kitchen of her house in Baoruco while she prepares lunch for the family with her daughter. Ramirez lives with his wife, mother-in-law, his daughter and two nephews who help take care of her while her mother works in another city.
FISH4ACP is an initiative of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) aimed at making fisheries and aquaculture value chains more sustainable. It contributes to food and nutrition security, economic prosperity and job creation by ensuring the economic, social and environmental sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. FISH4ACP is implemented by FAO with funding from the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).