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.
'This Olympic race on shrimp is not good for anyone' Argentina
Eduardo Boiero is the president of CAPeCA, the chamber that brings together most of the historical pole boats that developed the fishery. In this interview he talks about the shrimp quota, not only as...
Commercial fishing through auctions Ukraine
The beginning of 2023 was marked for the fishing industry by significant changes in the processing of permits for commercial fishing.
"One of the main goals of the implementation of the experi...
Cocaine in a tuna can container headed for the UK Ecuador
Ecuadorian authorities managed to seize 924 packages of cocaine destined for Great Britain. The drug was hidden in a container that intended to leave from one of the Guayaquil seaports. In addition to...
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