New York, US (PANA) - A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) showed that while growth in aquaculture has helped drive global per capita fish consumption above 20 kg a year for the first time, almost a third of commercial fish stocks are now over-harvested at biologically [...] Full text...
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New York, US (PANA) - The world’s first-ever international agreement specifically targeting illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing is set to enter into force in June 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday. In a statement obtained by PANA in New York, FAO said the agreement aims at ensuring sustainable [...] Full text...
Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – About 5,000 fishermen and 500 fish farmers in Congo will benefit from a fishing industry development project to be financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), it was disclosed here Friday. IFAD regional director for West and Central Africa Ides de Willebois said after meeting [...] Full text...
Rome, Italy (PANA) - The network of lakes, rivers and streams that provide fish and freshwater to millions across the world, needs to be better managed in order to safeguard their contribution to healthy diets and economies, particularly in developing countries. These are among the key recommendations of international experts at [...] Full text...