The mission of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of FAO is to facilitate and secure the long-term sustainable development and utilization of the world's fisheries and aquaculture. FAO is acutely aware of the fundamental social and economic role played by these two sectors in:
Meeting global and national sustainable food security.
Providing self and paid employment for fishing and aquaculture related communities as a means of alleviating poverty in these fishing communities and stemming rural/urban drift.
The Norwegian Pelagic Fishing Course in Week 29 Norway
Quiet summer week, some mackerel and a couple of good catches of North Sea herring
It has been a somewhat quiet summer week this week as both facilities and fishermen have taken some well-deserved ...