Responsible Fishing Practices for Sustainable Fisheries


Technical Paper
2014 - FAO
This publication is the third in a series on bycatch in global tuna fisheries. Dealing with longline fisheries, its scope is defined taxonomically to comprise only non-tuna and non-tuna-like species. The history of longline fishing illustrates the role of new...
2014 - FAO
In a world where more than 800 million continue to suffer from chronic malnourishment and where the global population is expected to grow by another 2 billion to reach 9.6 billion people by 2050 – with a concentration in coastal...
Voluntary Instrument
2011 - FAO
These International Guidelines on Bycatch Management and Reduction of Discards were developed through a participatory process involving fisheries experts, fishery managers from governments, the fishing industry, academia and non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations. The guidelines are designed to provide guidance on...
Technical Guidelines
2009 - FAO
These Guidelines have been developed in response to requests for further information on the practical adoption and application of the ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF), with a special focus on its human dimensions. As implementation of EAF is a human...
Technical Paper
2009 - FAO, Graeme Macfadyen, Tim Huntington, Rod Cappel
Abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) is a problem that is increasingly of concern. This report, undertaken by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), reviews the magnitude...