FAO Fisheries Department

Time for a sea change in ocean management



Major changes in how the planet's marine resources are managed and used are needed to safeguard global food security and ensure the wellbeing of coastal and island countries. FAO Director-General Josť Graziano da Silva told a group of high level policymakers meeting at the Blue Economy Summit (19-20 January, Abu Dhabi), attended by heads of state, environment and fisheries ministers, and other key stakeholders.