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How a simple upgrade to Thai fishing vessels can help reduce forced labour

International Labour Organization, Thailand, 19 December 2019 - A case study from a new ILO report on Thailand’s fishing labour market highlights a solution to improve working conditions and reduce forced labour in the sector through simple technical upgrades on fishing vessels.

Against the backdrop of a lop-sided labour market conducive to poor working conditions and forced labour in the Thai fishing industry, a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report, explains how two simple vessel upgrades can increase fishing yields and earnings, reduce the unsustainable pressures on the fishing labour market, and improve the working and living conditions of fishers on vessels.

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Source: https://www.ilo.org/asia/media-centre/news/WCMS_732612/lang--en/index.htm

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