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nems_imageRegional Fishery Bodies sign Agreement to Improve Coordination for Sustainable Fisheries in ...
Cartagena, Colombia, 27 January 2016 Three Regional Fishery Bodies (RFBs): the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM); the Organization of the Central American Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector (OSPESCA); [more…]
nems_imageFAO's response to the Nature Communications article
The article "Catch reconstructions reveal that global marine fisheries catches are higher than reported and declining" by Pauly and Zeller published in Nature Communications argues that catch reconstructions, [more…]
nems_image2015 Common Ocean milestones for the Western and Central Pacific
December 2015 | Bali. The Common Oceans/ABNJ Tuna Project summarized its 2015 activities in 2015 and highlighted progress with the southern hemisphere sharks and by-catch measures assessments.Full story[more…]
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The Code sets out principles and international standards of behavior for responsible practices with a view to ensuring the effective conservation, management and development of living aquatic resources, with due respect for the ecosystem and biodiversity. The Code recognizes the nutritional, economic, social, environmental and cultural importance of fisheries and the interests of all stakeholders of the fishing and aquaculture industries… [Continue]

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.
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