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WTO Rules Chair issues draft consolidated text on fisheries subsidies July 03, 2020   |  Source : TWN

The chair of the World Trade Organization Doha rules negotiations has issued a draft consolidated text for expediting the negotiations on disciplines on IUU (illegal, unreported, and unregulated) fishing, overfished stocks, and overfishing and overcapacit...

COVID-19 impacts on fish and aquatic food systems: WorldFish and partners join forces in research response by Gareth Johnstone, Director General WorldFish and Michael Phillips, Program Director, CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems July 03, 2020   |  Source : World Fish Center  | Copyright : WorldFish 2020 All rights reserved

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread globally, many countries are putting in place unprecedented lockdown measures designed to contain its impact on public health. However, such measures are having significant impacts on other domains of human act...

Bill calls for grant funding for projects to bolster US coastal, fishing communities by Steve Bittenbender July 02, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

U.S. Representatives Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-Florida) and Don Young (R-Alaska) filed a bill in Congress on Friday, 26 June, that calls for USD 3 billion (EUR 2.67 billion) in grants funding designed to restore the country’s coastal ecosystems, includi...

Foodservice sector braces for impact as US COVID-19 cases spike by Christine Blank July 02, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

A recent spike in U.S. COVID-19 cases has put the domestic foodservice sector back on the defensive. Some U.S. restaurants are voluntarily re-closing their dining rooms – and many states and cities are now requiring masks in all public places – as ...

Don’t say COVID-19: Fishermen and women may pay with their lives by ANDREW ROSENBERG, DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR SCIENCE & DEMOCRACY June 30, 2020   |  Source : UCSUSA

NOAA Fisheries (formally known as the National Marine Fisheries Service) has instructed its staff not to mention or explicitly refer to the COVID-19 pandemic or coronavirus in any communications. Instead, fisheries staff should talk about “existing heal...

Coronavirus in Scotland: Foreign fishermen stranded on boats by lockdown rules by John Jeffay June 30, 2020   |  Source : The Times

Foreign fishermen have been left stranded and penniless, living on their boats at Scottish ports, during the pandemic, it has emerged. Immigration regulations prevent them from entering the country, but lockdown rules mean they cannot return to their h...

Chinese vice premier calls for progress in pushing fishing ban June 30, 2020   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2020 XINHUANET.com All rights reserved.

China's Vice Premier Han Zheng has called for solid progress in implementing a fishing ban in the Yangtze River basin, and providing a cushion for fishermen as they give up their boats and nets. Han made the remarks on Sunday in Beijing while attending...

US gives $56 mn to support Cambodia's development, including in agriculture by Sorn Sarath June 29, 2020   |  Source : Khmer Times  | Copyright : 2020 Virtus Media Pte., Ltd. (Khmer Times)

The US government has provided a total of $56 million to support Cambodia’s social and economy development programme in 2020, including $18 million to promote the Kingdom’s agriculture sector, according to a joint statement. The Cambodian governme...

Cuba's recoveries from Covid-19 rise to 2,201, 94.4% of all cases June 29, 2020   |  Source : Prensa Latina  | Copyright : 2016 Agencia Informativa Latinoamericana Prensa Latina

The NUMBER OF patients who have recovered from Covid-19 in Cuba amount on Sunday to 2,201, for 94.4% recovery rate with another 14 who left hospitals in the last day, one of the most favorable indicators during the fight against the disease, reported the ...

Qatar ministry ready to cooperate for conservation of biodiversity June 29, 2020   |  Source : The Peninsula  | Copyright : 2020 The Peninsula

The Director of the Department of Protection and Wildlife at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) in Qatar, Talib Khaled Al Shahwani, has said the Ministry is ready to cooperate with research institutions and private sector companies in all ...

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