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Global Coordinator for Tuna Project now on board
February 2014, Rome – The Global sustainable fisheries management and biodiversity conservation in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Program – also known as the Common Oceans – welcomes Mr Alejandro Anganuzzi as the Global Coordinator for the ABNJ Tuna Project.    
Push to enhance management and conservation in tuna fisheries on the high seas
GEF-funded, FAO-coordinated project "Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in ABNJ" has been approved by Global Environment Facility (GEF) CEO Naoko Ishii.
Information Session on the ABNJ Program, New York, 20th August 2013
Common Oceans: FAO promotes ABNJ fisheries management reform, holds information session at UN headquarters  
A global perspective: Tuna as a source of health and wealth
FAO - Tuna and tuna-like species are a significant source of nutritious food and livelihoods. They are very important economically to both developed and developing countries.
Global Environment Facility: Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
GEF - The Global sustainable fisheries management and biodiversity conservation in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) Program promotes efficient and sustainable management of fisheries resources and biodiversity conservation in the ABNJ.