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nems_imageAnnouncing the publication of FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper 589 - Small-scale ...
Aquaponics is a symbiotic integration of two mature disciplines: aquaculture and hydroponics. This technical paper discusses the three groups of living organisms (bacteria, plants and fish) that make up the [more…]
nems_imageFAO at your local fish market: new posters help consumers trace their catch
Area 37 is one of 19 Major Fishing Areas displayed on a new set of posters that FAO is making available to retailers around the world who are keen to respond to increasing consumer demand for better information, as [more…]
nems_imagePolitical will and partnerships essential to stop ocean degradation
Oceans are an essential component of the Earth's ecosystem – a source of biodiversity, food, and life – FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva said during a high-level event on the importance of healthy oceans [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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