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Indonesia's Fisheries Ministry builds mangrove nursery in Pasuruan, E Java February 03, 2021   |  Source : Antara  | Copyright : www.antaranews.com Copyright © 2021

The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) has built a mangrove nursery in Pasuruan district, East Java, as part of efforts for preventing coastal abrasion and a labor-intensive program. “The mangrove nursery program must be able to empower t...

Discards are a general practice consented by Argentine fisheries authorities, claims Puerto magazine February 03, 2021   |  Source : MercoPress  | Copyright : © Copyright 1997 - 2019, MercoPress

The Argentine magazine Puerto, which specializes in reporting on fisheries and ports exposed a video from a trawler crewmember in which it shows tons of hake discards dumped back into the sea, which is in violation of Argentine law and rules. However i...

Illegal fishermen volley between Cambodia and Vietnam by Buth Sela February 03, 2021   |  Source : Khmer Times  | Copyright : 2021 Virtus Media Pte., Ltd. (Khmer Times)

Vietnamese and Cambodian fishermen are still illegally fishing in each other’s territorial waters in Kep province, even though authorities have attempted to crack down on it, an official said yesterday. Theng Borin, director of the provincial Departm...

Fisheries and aquaculture are a critical part of global agri-food systems transformation, says FAO Director-General February 02, 2021   |  Source : FAO

Fisheries and aquaculture are of critical importance for global food security as well as recovering from the COVID-19 crisis, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, said today. The Director-Ge...

Latest edition of ICSF's newsletter on gender and fisheries, Yemaya No.62, dated December 2020, published February 02, 2021   |  Source : ICSF

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) has released the latest edition of Yemaya, its newsletter on gender and fisheries. Yemaya No. 62, dated December 2020, features articles from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Ghana, Mexco and the conver...

Statement by Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, CBD Executive Secretary, on the occasion of World Wetlands Day 2021 February 02, 2021   |  Source : CBD

Firstly, I would like to congratulate the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands as this year marks 50 years of dedication and progress toward the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. Water is one of our most precious resources. It sustain...

Dutch court says Shell responsible for Nigeria spills by Ivana Sekularac, Anthony Deutsch February 02, 2021   |  Source : Reuters

A Dutch court ruled on Wednesday that Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary was responsible for a case of oil pollution in the Niger Delta and ordered it to pay damages in a decision that could open the door to further litigation. The district court i...

Statements from International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) February 02, 2021   |  Source : IPC

The IPC Working Group on Fisheries publishes its statements on the issues it considers as priorities of 34th Session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI). The identification of the issues addressed by these statements is the result of a careful analys...

ICSF's Statement on Supporting Small-scale Fisheries: Agenda Item 8, COFI 34 February 02, 2021   |  Source : ICSF

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) welcomes the Agenda item COFI/2020/6 and the comprehensive Information Papers viz., COFI/2020/Inf.12, COFI/2020/Inf.12.1 and COFI/2020/Inf.12.2, particularly those sections reporting progress u...

Canadian fisheries advocate calling for independent task force to help rebuild industry January 31, 2021   |  Source : VOCM  | Copyright : 2021 Stingray Group Inc. All rights reserved.

A long-time Canadian fisheries advocate in is calling for an independent task force to help rebuild the province’s fishery resource and food supply. Gus Etchegary’s involvement in the Newfoundland fishing industry predates Confederation, he’s now...

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