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UN declares 2022 International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture

06/06/2018

Click to enlarge On 5 December 2017, the UN General Assembly declared 2022 as the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture, which will help focus attention on the small-scale fishermen and women who comprise 90 percent of the world's fisheries work force. The General Assembly invited FAO to serve as lead agency.

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