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China's illicit squid fishery has deadly impact on North Korea September 27, 2021   |  Source : Marex

The battered wooden “ghost boats” drift through the Sea of Japan for months, their only cargo the corpses of starved North Korean fishermen whose bodies have been reduced to skeletons. In 2019, more than 150 of these macabre vessels washed ashore in J...

An all-inclusive, participatory, human-rights-based approach needed for aquaculture policies and legislation: ICSF Statement at GCA2020 September 24, 2021   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : 2021 ICSF

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The imperative for a human-rights-based approach to development in aquaculture, especially in the post-COVID19 scenario, keeping in mind the need to strengthen or develop robust farmers' and workers' organizations, and improve the capacity of aquaculture ...

Liberia hosts technical fisheries workshop on 'Ending Illegal Fishing' September 23, 2021   |  Source : FPA

The government of Liberia through the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, NaFAA has begun a two-day technical fisheries worship in Monrovia aimed at ending illegal fishing on three treaties to ensure Port State Control, Safety and Labor Complian...

Governor of Erongo region in Namibia asks fishing companies to build employees houses by SHAROLDINE BOCK September 23, 2021   |  Source : The Namibian

The governor of the Erongo region in Namibia, Neville Andre, has urged fishing companies to build their employees houses. Andre made this request on Wednesday during the new fishing rights holders introduction session by the Ministry of Fisheries and ...

Fishing co. must pay $500,000 over worker's death on factory fishing vessel in New Zealand September 23, 2021   |  Source : NZ Herald

Fishing company Sanford Limited has been ordered to pay $500,000 over a worker's death onboard one of its vessels. Steffan Stewart died on the San Granit in November 2018 when he became caught in machinery in the ship's automated freezer system for pro...

Decades of development efforts undermined by pandemic – FAO report September 23, 2021   |  Source : UN News

COVID-19 has set back progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), undermining decades of development efforts, according to a new report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). "It's an alarming picture, in which progress on ...

US action shines spotlight on labor issues in Fijian fishing fleet by Cliff White September 23, 2021   |  Source : SeafoodSource

The state of labor conditions in the Fijian longliner fleet has come under closer scrutiny following the issuance of a withhold-release order by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in August. The Hangton No. 112, owned and operated by Suva, Fiji-based H...

FAO’s Global Conference on Aquaculture Millennium +20 (GCA +20) now on in Sḥanghai, China September 23, 2021   |  Source : https://aquaculture2020.org/

In order to accelerate the growth and ensure the sustainability of future aquaculture, FAO and NACA with the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs have invited governments, business, academia and civil society to discuss the theme “Aquacultu...

Fishing communities in South Africa fear their livelihoods are threatened by Karpowership plan by Liezl Human September 23, 2021   |  Source : GroundUp

Fishing communities in Saldanha Bay and Gqeberha in South Africa are worried that newly-approved gas powerships will drive away or even kill the fish their livelihoods depend upon. “What will happen if we can’t fish? Who is going to put food on the...

6 policemen withdrawn in Bangladesh after ‘killing’ of fisherman September 23, 2021   |  Source : The Daily Star

Four policemen of Banatibazar Naval Police Outpost have been withdrawn in connection with the death of a fisherman at Charbaliatli village in Patuakhali's Kalapara upazila in Bangladesh. Sub-inspector Shahidul Islam, in-charge of the outpost, confirmed...

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