Gaza: Damage to agriculture will have long-lasting effects
The fighting in Gaza has forced farmers and herders to abandon their lands and has paralysed fishing activities, bringing local food production to a halt and severely affecting livelihoods, FAO warned today. [more…]
Assessment and management of seafood safety and quality
The FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department has released a new technical paper Assessment and management of seafood safety and quality: current practices and emerging issues that compiles the state of knowledge on [more…]
New approaches to global stock status assessment and fishery production potential of the seas
Wild-capture fisheries provide a critical source of nutritional and economic benefits to people worldwide. With coastal populations projected to grow by 35 percent in the next 20 years, the demand for fish will [more…]
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture, the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department's flagship publication issued every two years, provides a comprehensive, objective and global view of capture fisheries and aquaculture.