General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean - GFCM

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Rome, Italy – Although the main commercial fish species in the Mediterranean and Black Sea are still over-fished, pressure has reduced over the past years, raising hopes – for the first time - for the recovery of fish stocks, according to...
Rome, Italy - On the occasion of its forty-second session, held at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, on 22-26 October 2018, the GFCM has shown its ability to translate its technical work into concrete decisions and demonstrated that there is...
Valletta, Malta. High-level representatives from 18 Mediterranean and Black Sea countries as well as the European Union just signed in Malta a Ministerial Declaration aimed at implementing a Regional Plan of Action for Small-Scale Fisheries in the Mediterranean and...
Trabzon, Turkey – A group of Black Sea experts and scientists just concluded today a 21-day trip at sea to participate in a survey aimed at assessing the status of Black Sea anchovy and evaluating environmental conditions during its spawning season....
Sofia, Bulgaria – Almost two years after the Bucharest Declaration signed in October 2016, six Black Sea riparian countries and the European Union signed the Sofia Declaration renewing their commitment to achieve sustainable fisheries and aquaculture in the region. After successful...