FAO-backed research ship investigates the occurrence of trash in the southern Indian Ocean
The Dr Fridtjof Nansen is plying the waves of the southern Indian Ocean, trawling for trash.Every time the ship's scientific crew threw down special nets, they hauled in pieces of plastics, underscoring the risk [more…]
Momentum gathers for international agreement to combat rogue fishing
A growing number of countries are ratifying an international agreement to combat illegal fishing, fueling interest in how best to implement the instrument. Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is [more…]
Developing sustainable fisheries and healthy oceans in Kenya for food and nutrition security
The Government of Kenya and FAO have launched the Blue Growth Initiative to benefit select areas in the coastal region of Kenya. The Blue Growth Initiative is a FAO flagship initiative promoting more productive, [more…]
41st Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science ...
Sep 07-11, 2015
WECAFC - Scientific Advisory Group - 7th Session
Nov 07-08, 2015
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.