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Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC)

Mexico

In Mexico, the national development plan (2013-2018) establishes a clear strategy for the transformation of the country, based on sustainable development. It includes a component on the need to establish a productive agricultural and fisheries sector that contributes to food security and states the need for sustainable practices in the fisheries sector.


REBYC-II LAC Pilot Sites: Gulf of Mexico / Campeche zone

Recent news from México

The Steering Committee of the REBYC-II LAC Project met on the 27th of February 2019, in Santa Marta, Colombia. During this event, a recount was made of the successes and challenges of the project. These have been recorded in the following video:  
11/03/2019
From the 2nd until the 4th of October, the Regional Fishing Research Centre of Lerma from INAPESCA held a course to train scientific observers in the shrimp trawl fishery in the Gulf of Mexico. The course was conducted by INAPESCA and FAO, and was attended by 16 students, including external...
09/10/2018
One of the objectives of the project: Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC), within its Component 2 (Strengthening the management of bycatch and responsible trawling practices within a framework of the EAF), is the development of a technological package of fishing equipment, whose...
06/08/2018
FAO is helping revolutionize fishing livelihoods in Latin America and the Caribbean. Supported by Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC) project seeks to reduce food loss and enhance food availability by improving the management and use of bycatch and...
08/06/2017