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  FAO.  Technical guidelines on aquaculture certification. Rome, FAO. 2011. 122 pp. Global production from aquaculture is growing substantially and provides increasingly significant volumes of fish and other aquatic food for human consumption, a trend that is projected to continue. Although aquaculture growth has potential to meet the growing need for aquatic foods and to contribute to food security, poverty reduction and,...
  FAO. Guidelines for the ecolabelling of fish and fishery products from marine capture fisheries. Revision 1. Rome, FAO. 2009. 108p. The Guidelines for the Ecolabelling of Fish and Fishery Products from Marine Capture Fisheries are of a voluntary nature. They are applicable to ecolabelling schemes that are designed to certify and promote labels for products from well-managed marine capture fisheries and focus on...
  This publication was prepared as a background paper for an Asia–Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) Regional consultative workshop on “Certification schemes for capture fisheries and aquaculture” held in Viet Nam 18–20 September 2007. At the 29th APFIC Session (21–24 August 2006) in Kuala Lumpur, member countries recommended that APFIC’s work should focus on “Certification in Fisheries” as one of the emerging...
This Workshop report  contributes to the ongoing process of transforming the Asia–Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) into a consultative forum for APFIC members and organizations working in the region. The 29th Session of the APFIC recommended that, as one of its two major work themes in 2007-08, APFIC should focus on standards and trade in the fishery sector as one of...
  At its 29th Session, the Asia–Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) recognized that a rapidly emerging issue in the region is the development of certification schemes for fisheries and aquaculture and the potential opportunities and constraints that these might bring to the region. In particular the member countries specifically requested APFIC to review opportunities and constraints with certification schemes as might apply...