Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

(1982) Report of the Twentieth Session of the Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission [joint Report of the seventh Session of the Indian Ocean Fishery Commission (IOFC)

1982 Report of the Twentieth Session of the Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission [joint Report of the seventh Session of the Indian Ocean Fishery Commission (IOFC)]. The final formal report of the joint meeting of the seventh session of the Indian Ocean Fishery Commission (IOFC) and the twentieth session of the Indo-Pacific Fishery Commission (IPFC), held in Kuta Beach, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, from 11 to 18 November 1982 is presented. Major topics were a review of the-activities of the subsidiary bodies of IOFC and of IPFC, a general debate on the situation and prospects of fisheries in the region, opportunities and needs for regional cooperation, a review of some regional technical assistance programmes, future of Indian Ocean Fishery Commission and Indo-Pacific Fishery Commission and the FAO World Conference on Fisheries Manaqement and Development. A list of major decisions and recommendations of the joint meeting is included as Appendix D. The portions of the report relating to IOFC and IPFC separately were also endorsed respectively by the Commissions.