Ground-breaking illegal fishing accord soon to enter into force: FAO Port State Measures ...
Illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing is about to become much more difficult thanks to the imminent entry into force of the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA), a ground-breaking international accord [more…]
Promoting gender in fisheries activities in Somalia
FAO's fisheries activities in Somalia are working to include women in specialized training, while simultaneously creating sustainable employment that will allow women, with their newly developed skills, to play a [more…]
US Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome and FAO host Fishackathon
The U.S. Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome and FAO will partner to host a Fishackathon on Earth Day weekend, 22-24 April, at FAO headquarters in Rome. This is the third annual Fishackathon, but the [more…]
COFI - Committee on Fisheries - 32nd Session (FI-701-32)
Jul 11-15, 2016
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.