Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF)

The mission of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) is to protect the socioeconomic and political rights of indigenous fisherfolk communities in Pakistan by bringing sustainability in the usage of water resources. It vows to bring a change in socio-economic conditions of these communities by ensuring the restoration of their historical ownership right in and on the water resources.

PFF has an image of a future in which fishers live a life of dignity, realize their right to life and livelihood, and organize to promote democracy, equity, social justice, sustainable development, and responsible use of natural resources.

PFF envisages “change”. To change the policies and practices of the state and its institutions in Pakistan regarding the fisheries sector that would pave the way for a sustainable fisheries policy that will empower the fishers’ in inland and marine waters and will ensure the preservation of natural resources which are depleting in abundant quantity.