The key activities of the FAO Fisheries Division are driven to support and promote responsible and sustainable development in fisheries and aquaculture ... more

Activities reflect the main FAO mandate of managing knowledge and information, assuring a global neutral forum for Members and providing technical assistance. They also relate to the Division's overall goals and mission, specifically the management and conservation of aquatic resources; utilization, marketing and trade of fishery products; and development of fisheries policies. Each activity contains a brief introduction with links to available background and related information; some also have Web sites for specific programmes or projects.

Overarching programme

Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries 

Main programmes for CCRF implementation

International Plans of ActionGlobal Partnerships for Responsible Fisheries (FishCode)

Programmes supporting knowledge dissemination, global databases and information networks

Programmes supporting management and conservation

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