Committee on Fisheries - 33rd Session

COFI 33 - Delivering Sustainable and Responsible Fisheries Management Solutions for Ghost Gear and Bycatch

Iran Room (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time

A lunch-time discussion hosted by FAO Member States in collaboration with World Animal Protection, the International Whaling Commission, WWF, and the Convention on Migratory Species and FAO. The event will highlight sustainable fisheries management solutions for ghost gear and bycatch, focusing on the need and methods for data collection, available solutions and the role of FAO, Member States and other international bodies in coordinating global action. This side event aims to demonstrate the partnership approaches and policy framework needed to effectively tackle the economic, social and environmental impacts of ghost fishing gear and bycatch.


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Topics: Fisheries & aquaculture
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