Title:  The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2014 (SOFIA)
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The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2014


The State of World
Fisheries and Aquaculture

 

2014

Opportunities and challenges



FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2014


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Contents

Foreword (pdf 1.4 Mb)
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and acronyms

Part 1
WORLD REVIEW OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE (pdf 5.3 Mb)


    Status and trends

    Overview

    Capture fisheries production

    Aquaculture

    Fishers and fish farmers

    The status of the fishing fleet

    The status of fishery resources

    Fish utilization and processing

    Fish trade and commodities

    Fish consumption

    Governance and policy

    Notes

     

Part 2
SELECTED ISSUES IN FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE (pdf 1.6 Mb)


    Small-scale fisheries: promoting collective action and organization for long-term benefits

    The issue

    Possible solutions

    Recent actions

    Outlook

    The role of aquaculture in improving nutrition: opportunities and challenges

    The issue

    Possible solutions

    Recent actions

    Outlook

    Post-harvest losses in small-scale fisheries

    The issue

    Possible solutions

    Recent actions

    Outlook

    Management of inland waters for fish: a cross-sectoral and multidisciplinary approach

    The issue

    Possible solutions

    Recent actions

    Outlook

    Continuing challenges for the conservation and management of sharks

    The issue

    Possible solutions

    Recent actions

    Outlook

    Key approaches to the international fight against IUU fishing

    The issue

    Possible solutions

    Recent actions

    Outlook

    Balanced harvest

    The issue

    Possible solutions

    Recent actions

    Outlook

    Notes

     

Part 3
HIGHLIGHTS OF SPECIAL STUDIES (pdf 1.3 Mb)


    Fish consumption in the Asia-Pacific region as measured by household surveys

    Understanding fish consumption through household surveys

    Comparison with FAO apparent consumption figures

    Consumption of fish and fish products

    Conclusions

    Key elements of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure of Land, Forests and Fisheries in the Context of National Food Security for the fisheries sector

    Introduction

    Key issue 1: Understanding tenure

    Key issue 2: Tenure rights in fisheries

    Key issue 3: The benefits of responsible governance of tenure in fisheries

    Key issue 4: Achieving responsible governance of tenure in fisheries

    Conclusion

    Transition from low-value fish to compound feeds in marine cage farming in Asia

    Introduction

    Project activities

    Project activities

    Conclusions

    Recommendations

    Challenges and opportunities in the utilization of fisheries by-products

    Utilization of by-products for human consumption

    Utilization of by-products for animal feed

    Nutraceuticals and bioactive ingredients

    Challenges facing the fisheries by-product industry

    Snapshot of the activities of regional fishery bodies as a basis for enhancing collaboration

    Introduction

    The August 2013 Snapshot

    Conclusion

    Initial assessments of vulnerabilities to climate change in fisheries and aquaculture

    Introduction

    Summaries of vulnerabilities within case studies

    Common issues across the case studies

    Recommendations for adaptation from the case studies

    Notes

Part 4
OUTLOOK (pdf 1.8 Mb)


    Meeting future fish demand: outlook and approaches

    Expected trends in fish supply and demand

    Meeting future demand for fish

    Overall conclusions and recommendations

    Notes



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