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Collaborations needed to reduce food insecurity, says FAO chief at CFS October 16, 2019   |  Source : FNB News  | Copyright : Food And Beverage News

Innovative collaboration and actions are needed to reverse rising food insecurity rates and resume progress towards the eradication of hunger by 2030. This was among the statements made by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) director-general Qu Dongyu...

West African States are planning a joint strategy to develop the fishery sector October 16, 2019   |  Source : Togo First

Various representatives of the fishery sectors of ECOWAS member-States (directors of fishery and non-public actors), and Mauritania, gathered on October 9, 2019, to discuss the implementation of a joint policy for fishing and aquaculture in West Africa. ...

MSC’s annual report outlines new standards, highlights increased consumer awareness by Chris Chase October 16, 2019   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2019 Diversified Communications

The Marine Stewardship Council released its annual report, outlining some of the organization’s current and future plans and showcasing the growing consumer awareness of seafood sustainability around the world. Titled “Working together for thriving...

57 Filipino fishermen detained in Indonesia by ERNADETTE E. TAMAYO October 16, 2019   |  Source : The Manila Times  | Copyright : The Manila Times – All Rights Reserved.

The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) raised the need for a massive campaign among Filipino fishing communities on Indonesia’s fisheries law following the arrest of 53 Filipino fishermen for illegal fishing. Consul General to Manado Osc...

EU Parliament wants fisheries agreement with Libya to fish its ‘‘rich in fish stock’’ waters in lieu of the aid the EU has granted Libya by Sami Zaptia October 16, 2019   |  Source : Libya Herald  | Copyright : 2012-2019, Libya Herald

The European Union Parliament has issued a resolution calling on the EU Commission to agree on a fisheries partnership agreement between the European Union and Libya and on cooperation between EU and Libyan fishermen. Published on 9 October but dated 3...

N Korea demands compensation from Japan for sinking fishing vessel October 16, 2019   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2000-2019 XINHUANET.com

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday demanded that the Japanese government compensate for the infliction of material damage by sinking its fishing vessel and work out steps to prevent a recurrence of such incident. In a statemen...

Poor diets damaging children’s health worldwide, warns UNICEF October 15, 2019   |  Source : UNICEF

An alarmingly high number of children are suffering the consequences of poor diets and a food system that is failing them, UNICEF warned today in a new report on children, food and nutrition. The State of the World’s Children 2019: Children, food and...

From healthy waters to healthy people: Side Event at CFS46 October 15, 2019   |  Source : CFS

At a Side Event at the ongoing CFS46 (Committee on World Food Security Session 46) at the FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, several organizations, including the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF), urged that "we should include food s...

Fishing villages dry up on the Indus in Pakistan by Akhtar Hafeez October 15, 2019   |  Source : The Third Pole

The province of Sindh in Pakistan is grappling with an acute water shortage, a crisis which the government hopes to address through the construction of more dams along the Indus river. While fundraising for these megastructures continues in Pakistan, fish...

German fishermen's skepticism towards EU impedes compliance with its regulations October 14, 2019   |  Source : Science Daily  | Copyright : 2019 ScienceDaily

Negative perception of a regulatory authority like the EU diminishes the honesty of those regulated, for example, that of fishermen. This is the conclusion drawn by researchers from the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), the Leipz...

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