UNCTAD-FAO joint statement on regulating fisheries subsidies
The 14th session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) met in Nairobi, Kenya 17-20 July 2016. During this Conference, FAO and UNCTAD issued a joint statement from Nairobi on the need [more…]
Costa Rica receives award from FAO for combatting illegal fishing
FAO awarded Costa Rica for being one of the countries to sign the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.Read more (in Spanish)[more…]
COFI 32 kicks off on Monday 11 July 2016 with a ceremony to celebrate the entry into ...
From 11 to 15 July, FAO headquarters in Rome will welcome the 32nd session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI). On top of a full programme of meetings and a jam-packed schedule of side events, during the week a [more…]
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.