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UK fishermen invite Greenpeace on board February 12, 2013   |  Source : fishnewseu.com  | Copyright : 2010 The Scottish White Fish Producers' Association

The UK’s National Federation of Fisherman’s Organisations (NFFO) is offering to broker a meeting with Greenpeace to identify more “real and tangible” ways the environmental campaigning body can contribute to the sustainable and commercial goals o...

New Fisheries Act published in Chile by Analia Murias February 11, 2013   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2013 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

Chile's new Fisheries Act No. 20657 has just been published in Diario Oficial. It amends the sustainability scope of aquatic resources, the access to industrial and artisanal fishing business, and the regulations for research and monitoring. After a ye...

El Salvador fishers fight over dwindling catch February 07, 2013   |  Source : IPS

Boats were tying up at the jetty and there was a bustle of activity as vendors cried their wares, offering shellfish to potential buyers, while young people, sharp knives in hand, filleted sea bass and red snapper. Meanwhile, on the promenade, octogenaria...

Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme in South and Southeast Asia launches series of country surveys February 01, 2013   |  Source : FAO

Across South and Southeast Asia, the livelihoods of some 5.6 million coastal small-scale fishers are among the most insecure and vulnerable in the area. The Regional Fisheries Livelihood Programme for South and Southeast Asia (RFLP), funded by the Kin...

Brazil fights to release fishermen from poverty by Leilane Marinho January 25, 2013   |  Source : Infosurhoy.com

Domingos Ferreira Lima, 61, a fisherman for 40 years, used to earn R$700 (US$343) a week by selling fish. Now, he needs to work a full month to make the same amount. Lima lives in Lajeado, a city in the state of Tocantins with less than 3,000 residents...

Progress on a sustainable future for England’s small-scale fisheries January 23, 2013   |  Source : MSC

The Seafish-led project to secure the future of England’s small-scale fisheries is making significant progress through its three-year plan. Stage One reports are now available for download and work is underway on the Stage Two pre-assessment phase. S...

Statement at European Parliament hearing calls for development of sustainable fisheries in Mauritania January 21, 2013   |  Source : CFFA
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At a hearing on the European Union Mauritania fishing agreement protocol, held at the European Parliament on 21 January 2013, Sid'Ahmed Abeid, President of the artisanal section of the Mauritania National Federation of Fisheries, made a presentation that ...

The privatization of Chile's sea January 18, 2013   |  Source : Real News  | Copyright : The Real News Network

Voiceover: A series of protests have erupted across Chile over the past year regarding a law that will impact the country’s fishing industry. Proponents say the law is needed in order to protect depleted fish reserves and ensure the sustainability of th...

Unsustainable fishing threatens Africa’s economy by Emmanuel K. Dogbevi January 02, 2013   |  Source : GBN  | Copyright : 2009 Ghana Business News

“A more effective management of the world’s fisheries could avert undernourishment for about 19 million people worldwide,” say Dr. Rashid Sumaila and Mohammed Seisay. Dr. Rashid Sumaila of the University of British Columbia Fisheries Centre and M...

Myanmar fisheries project helps improve food security, livelihoods December 20, 2012   |  Source : TheFishSite  | Copyright : 2000 - 2012. 5m Publishing

A $2 million project to improve rural food security and livelihoods in Myanmar through the development of fisheries and small-scale aquaculture was officially launched last week by WorldFish and the Myanmar government Department of Fisheries. The Myanm...

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