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New edition of FAO's "State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture"

Committee on Fisheries meeting 2-6 March at FAO's Rome headquarters

FAO has released the newest edition of its The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) report during the meeting of the 28th session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI, Rome, Italy 2-6 March).

Read the press release on the new SOFIA report: http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/10270/icode/

Read the full report itself: http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0250e/i0250e00.htm

Watch a webcast of FAO's presentation of the SOFIA report: http://www.fao.org/webcast/

COFI meeting agenda: ftp://ftp.fao.org/fi/DOCUMENT/COFI/COFI_28/1e.pdf

COFI side events: ftp://ftp.fao.org/FI/DOCUMENT/COFI/COFI_28/side_events.pdf

Journalists wishing to accredit to cover COFI should contact the FAO media office at (+39) 06 570 53625 or FAO-Newsroom@fao.org.

For more information, contact:

George Kourous, FAO media relations (Rome, Italy)
E-mail: george.kourous@fao.org
Tel: (+39) 06.570.53168
Mobile: (+39) 348.141.6802
Skype: g_kourous