Supporting the International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability

18/11/2019

Marine and inland fisheries are crucial to food, nutrition and livelihood security. However, despite significant successes, the proportion of marine fish stocks fished within biologically sustainable levels continues to decline, while inland fisheries are affected by the growing demand for fresh water.

On the occasion of the International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability (Rome, 18−21 November 2019), have a look at some of FAO’s publications supporting the Symposium, whose aim is to strengthen the science and policy interplay in fisheries production, management and trade, based on solid sustainability principles, for improved outcomes in practice.

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