Ocean Action Hub

Highlights:

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the Government of Norway debuted the latest version of the the only research ship that flies the UN flag.
  • On fisheries and aquaculture, the World Bank’s Board of Directors approved a US$40 million loan to improve the sustainability of Peru’s artisanal and industrial fishing industry.
  • WorldFish and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) released ‘Fish to 2050 in the ASEAN Region,’ which finds that fish production among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries is expected to provide over half of the fish for consumption in the region.
  • IUCN published the ‘Red List of Marine Bony Fishes of the Eastern Central Atlantic.’

READ MORE HERE: http://sdg.iisd.org/news/un-agencies-advance-ocean-research-sustainable-fisheries-management/

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Publication date: 
30/03/2017
Publication Author: 
Catherine Benson Wahlén
Thematic Area: 
Sustainable fisheries
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