High on the international agenda for achieving sustainable fishering will be a reduction in the world's fishing fleet, which currently stands at about 3.5 million vessels.

Thailand: early morning unloading of fishing boats
FAO photo by R. Faidutti

More photos in this series:

  • India: workers harvest carp raised in inland aquaculture pond
  • Benin: fisherfolk cast their nets in the lagoon

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