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December 7, 2019

Prime Minister James Marape acknowledges that the tuna fisheries industry is a significant contributor to the country's economy...The PM said that one of the key challenges facing the fisheries industry is illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and the government be be seriously working to p

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture - Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018 highlights the critical importance of fisheries and aquaculture for the food, nutrition and employment of millions of people, many of whom struggle to maintain reasonable livelihoods...The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture is the only publication of its kind, providing technical insight and factual information on a sector increasingly recognized as crucial for societal success.

Stopping overexploitation of living resources on the high seas

This paper reviews the provisions and efforts to implement the 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) and the 1980 Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). It illustrates progress and continuing challenges to stopping the over exploitation of living resources in high seas areas beyond national jurisdictions.

November 14, 2019

Nine Fijians are part of a 10 day training and assessment that will certify them in coastal fisheries and aquaculture compliance. Senior Fisheries Officer Aporosa Rabo says the certificate four training will enable them to carry out thorough compliance assessments.