Responsible Fishing Practices for Sustainable Fisheries


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Location: Marine Institute, Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada Date: 3-7 June 2024   Background The ICES/FAO Working Group on Fishing Technology and Fish Behaviour (WGFTFB) [...more]
Date: 22 May 2024    Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka This week, 28 multi-day fishing vessel owners, boat builders and government fishery officials [...more]
The RegLitter Inception Meeting and the second GloLitter Asia Regional Task Force Workshop will be held back-to-back in Hanoi, Viet [...more]
The Senegal Ministry of Fisheries and Maritime Economy (Ministère des Pêches et de l’Économie maritime) has completed the development of [...more]
As part of the GloLitter Partnerships project to reduce marine plastic litter from maritime transport and the fishing sector, a [...more]
On September 18th the GloLitter Partnerships Project organized the first Regional Task Force meeting for Asia and Pacific regions in [...more]
On 24th January 2022, the GloLitter Partnerships Project opened its webinar series with a presentation of the report of the Joint Group of [...more]
Today, Ocean Conservancy’s Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Maritime [...more]
The Responsible Fishing Operations team is developing a Technical Manual for Marking Fishing Gear that will supplement the Voluntary Guidelines [...more]
As part of the Responsible Fishing Operations Work Plan, FAO has designed Global Survey to better understand the causes and magnitude of [...more]