FAO Fisheries Department

Fisheries and aquaculture - enabling a vital sector to contribute more

 

9-7-2012 

FAO releases new State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report.

Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture play a crucial role in food and nutrition security and in providing for the livelihoods of millions of people.

FAO's latest flagship publication on the state of fisheries and aquaculture, launched at the opening of the 30th session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries, highlights the sector's vital contribution to the world's well-being and prosperity, a point reflected in the recent Rio+20 Outcome Document.


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