Sorry, the system doesn't find any field. Please insert one field at least. Articles | FISH4ACP - Unlocking the potential of fisheries and aquaculture in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific | منظمة الأغذية والزراعة للأمم المتحدة | FISH4ACP - Unlocking the potential of fisheries and aquaculture in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FISH4ACP

Unlocking the potential
of sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific

Articles

06/12/2021

6 December 2021, Kigoma – Improved fish handling and processing, access to high-value markets and bridging the gender gap are crucial to make sprats, sardines and perch fisheries in Tanzania stronger, according to experts and stakeholders at a workshop today, discussing plans for a more sustainable and productive value chain.

“Tanzania is Lake Tanganyika’s principal producer of sardine, sprat and perch,” said Rashid Tamatamah, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Livestock...

24/11/2021

24 November 2021, Georgetown – Key partners of the seabob sector in Guyana agreed on a roadmap for a more productive and sustainable utilization of Atlantic seabob, Guyana’s main seafood export product. Spearheaded by the global value chain initiative FISH4ACP, development will focus on stronger artisanal fishing and reduced bycatch, better infrastructure and product value. 

 “Atlantic seabob is key to our economy. It provides a lot of jobs and offers healthy...

13/10/2021

13 October 2021, Dakar - An analysis of the oyster sector in Senegal shows the possibilities for women to increase their incomes and put better food on the table at home. Some fifty stakeholders reviewed the findings of the study and discussed how FISH4ACP can strengthen the sector and safeguard the environment. 

 “Oysters are an important source of income and of healthy food for women in the south of our country,”...

08/09/2021

8 September 2021, Abidjan – There is huge potential for increased domestic production, according to an assessment of the tilapia sector in Côte d’Ivoire. Over 50 experts came together to review the findings of the analysis and discuss ways to unlock the potential of the sector to stimulate economic growth and create jobs, while safeguarding the environment.

“Fish is the main source of animal protein for our people,” said Sidi Tiémoko...

27/08/2021

25 August 2021, Kigoma – A two-day validation workshop was organized to present the results of a value chain analysis of Lake Tanganyika sardine, sprat and perch fisheries to stakeholders from the private and public sector, including the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries in the United Republic of Tanzania. Based on the analysis, workshop participants discussed how to best prioritize FISH4ACP interventions, such as improving fishing and processing methods and...

18/08/2021

18 August 2021  Representatives from the private and public sectors, such as artisanal fishers and industrial processors, service providers, conservation NGOs and Government officials, came together in an online validation workshop to provide feedback on Guyana’s Atlantic seabob value chain analysis, and identify ways to make this important shrimp fishery more sustainable. 

Guyana is the world’s largest producer of Atlantic seabob with an annual harvest of 20 000 tonnes valued at an...

21/07/2021

21 July 2021, Majuro – Government and private sector representatives met with development partners to review the findings of an assessment of the tuna sector in the Marshall Islands and discuss ways to bring more added value of tuna fishing to the Pacific island nation and make its sector more sustainable.

“Tuna accounts for almost all national fisheries production and exports from the Marshall Islands,” said Glen Joseph, Director of the Marshall...

18/06/2021

18 June 2021, Santo Domingo – Launched today in the Dominican Republic, FISH4ACP is a global push to make fisheries and aquaculture value chains more sustainable. It will focus on improving mahi-mahi fishing, aiming to ensure that economic growth goes hand in hand with environmental sustainability and social inclusiveness.

“Mahi-mahi provides many of our fishermen with an income and is a healthy source of food with a high growth potential,” said...

08/06/2021

9 June 2021, Yaoundé – FISH4ACP, a global initiative supporting sustainable fisheries and aquaculture development, has started operating in Cameroon to help the African nation make its shrimp sector more competitive and sustainable – and achieve economic growth, improve food security and reduce shrimp fishings’ ecological footprint.

“The name of our country comes from “camarão”, Portuguese for shrimp. This is what Portuguese sailors saw when they got here in 1472,” said...

16/04/2021

16 April 2021, Lima/Rome – An international team of researchers working to help artisanal fisherfolk in Peru overcome the impact of the corona pandemic was trained by FAO experts in a value chain approach aiming to make the sector more resilient if a future crisis hits.

Artisanal fisheries in Peru were hard hit when COVID-19 struck last year, jeopardizing the stability of a sector that provides an income to over 67...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7