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Progress reports to the Committee on Fisheries (COFI)

The Code requires the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) to monitor and update the Code. A questionnaire was developed and forwarded to all FAO Members. The results are reported to COFI.

Retrieve a list of progress reports.

News and Highlights Regarding the Implementation of the Code
Countries, IGOs, NGOs and other institutions are invited to provide information in respect to their experiences in implementing of the Code.
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National Initiatives

  • The Australian Seafood Industry Council has published, and made available on the Web, a Code of Conduct for a Responsible Seafood Industry. This Code sets out principles and standards of behaviour for responsible practices in the seafood industry. These practices are intended to ensure the conservation, management and development of living marine resources. The Code is part of a series of initiatives by the Australian seafood industry to ensure that it continues to operate in an ecologically sustainable manner.
  • The US National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has US Department of Commerce, made available its "Implementation Plan for the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries" on the Web.
  • Fisheries and Oceans, Canada has developed a Canadian Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries Operations.
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