FAO Expert Workshop to Develop a Compliance Manual Series to Support Small-Scale Aquaculture ...
Aquaculture is an industry still dominated by small-scale farmers. Although nearly 70 percent of the global aquaculture production originates from small-scale farming sector, almost no small-scale farmers or [more…]
"Veterinary controls in international fish trade": Volume 121 of Globefish Research Programme
Fishery products are still among the most extensively traded commodities in the world. For this reason, and also owing to their perishable nature, most countries have strict regulations and border inspection [more…]
New R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen vessel has been delivered
© IMR On 10 January 2017, the new R/V Dr. Fridtjof Nansen arrived in Bergen for the first time, after the delivery of the Spanish shipyard Astilleros Gondan. The vessel, which is owned by [more…]
Resumed Technical Consultation on Voluntary Guidelines for Catch Documentation Schemes
Apr 04-05, 2017
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.