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nems_imageNew publication online: Marine spatial planning for enhanced fisheries and aquaculture ...
Meaden, G.J., Aguilar-Manjarrez, J., Corner, R.A., O'Hagan, A.M. & Cardia, F. 2016. Marine spatial planning for enhanced fisheries and aquaculture sustainability - its application in the Near [more…]
nems_imageExperts gather in Frascati for aquatic microbiology
First row: L-R seated: Dr Iddya Karunasagar (India, FAO retiree), Dr Rohana Subasinghe (Sri Lanka, FAO retiree), Dr Olga Haenen (Netherlands, Wageningen Bioveterinary Research), Dr Indrani [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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