Responsible Fishing Practices for Sustainable Fisheries


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2018 - FAO
Abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG), as it is known officially, is being recognized as a topic that we must tackle now for the sake of our marine environment and the people whose lives and livelihoods depend on...
2018 - FAO
The Technical Consultation on the Marking of Fishing Gear was held at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, from 5 to 9 February 2018. The Technical Consultation worked towards concluding the development of Draft Voluntary Guidelines on the Marking of Fishing Gear. The...
2017 - Siar, S.V., Suuronen, P. & Gregory, R. (Eds.)
The collection of socio-economic information was carried out in pilot sites in Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam. In Indonesia, no study was conducted owing to the ban on trawl fisheries beginning January 2015. However, a paper based...
2017 - 6. Wibowo, S., Utomo, B.S.B., Ward, A.R., Diei-Ouadi, Y., Siar, S. & Suuronen, P.
The fish loss assessment methodology outlined by the Save Food Programme (FAO 2014) and with reference to earlier work by Ward & Jeffries (2000) and Diei-Ouadi Y, Mgawe Y I (2011) had been used to undertake assessments in different locations...
2017 - FAO
Expanding catches of sharks and potential negative impacts on shark populations prompted a proposal at the Twenty-second Session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) in March 1997 that FAO organize an expert consultation to develop Guidelines leading to a...