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21/03/2018
FAO and Government authorities in Ghana and Namibia have signed separate agreements to receive assistance to enhance their capacity to implement the Port State Measures Agreement.  The agreements were signed by Ghana's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development on 2 March...
15/03/2018
A participatory Strategy & Action Plan workshop (gap analysis) was carried out from 26 February to 2 March 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The workshop ascertained the need to strengthen national legislation, the institutional set up/coordination mechanisms, and MCS systems and operations. As...
12/03/2018
The European Commission's Directorate General Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has provided the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations with a grant of USD 1 800 000 to co-finance a USD 2 300 000 project to support the implementation...
24/01/2018
The Port State Measures Support Project (GCP/INT/307/NOR) is operationally active from earlier this month.  The project, funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, intends to improve developing countries and Small Island Development States' capability for the cohesive implementation of provision and...
06/07/2016
Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing, also known as IUU, robs the world’s oceans of 26 million tonnes of seafood annually, bringing financial losses to a staggering US$ 23 billion a year. Illegal fishing severely affects the livelihoods of fishers and...
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