FAO Fisheries Report No. 834 FAO Fisheries Report No. 834
FIES/R834 (En)

Report of the
TWENTY-SECOND SESSION OF THE
COORDINATING WORKING PARTY
ON FISHERY STATISTICS

Rome,
27 February2 March 2007


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2007

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Report of the twenty-second session of the Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics
Rome, 27 February2 March 2007.
FAO Fisheries Report. No. 834. Rome, FAO. 2007. 45p.

ABSTRACT

The report of the twenty-second session of the Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics (CWP), Rome, Italy, 27 February2 March 2007, is presented. Topics discussed were: enhancement of regional fishery bodies and the FishCode Strategy for Improving Information on Status and Trends of Capture Fisheries partnership; review of progress by member organizations; aquaculture statistics; issues related to vessel and port classification; fishery data quality indicators; FishStat Plus status; review of recommendations from the CWP twenty-first session; review of reports from expert consultations and workshops; improvement in visibility of CWP.



CONTENTS

Report of the twenty-second session of the Coordinating
Working Party on Fishery Statistics

OPENING OF THE SESSION AND WELCOME

REVIEW OF MEMBERSHIP

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

ENHANCEMENT OF RFBs AND FISHCODESTF PARTNERHSIP

REVIEW OF PROGRESS BY MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS SINCE CWP21

AQUACULTURE STATISTICS

ISSUES RELATED TO VESSEL AND PORT CLASSIFICATION

FISHERY DATA QUALITY INDICATORS

FISHSTAT PLUS STATUS DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW VERSION

REVIEW OF AREA BOUNDARIES

REVIEW OF PROGRESS ON RECOMMENDATIONS OF CWP21

REPORTS FROM EXPERT CONSULTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

INTEGRATING THE REGIONAL DATABASES REMOVING THE BASIS
FOR DISCREPANCIES

IMPROVEMENT IN VISIBILITY OF CWP

CWP23 AND INTERSESSIONAL MEETING: ARRANGEMENTS TIME
AND VENUE

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

ADOPTION OF REPORT AND CLOSE OF THE MEETING
APPENDIXES

1    List of participants
2    Agenda
3    List of documents
4    CWP22 opening statement
5    Summaries of presentations under agenda item 6
6    List of minimum items to be included in CWP23 agenda
7    CWP address to COFI
8    Recommendations and agreements
9    List of acronyms
10  CWP sessions

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