Fisheries

Small-scale artisanal fishers, fish farmers and fish workers can contribute to human well-being, healthy agri-food systems and poverty eradication through the responsible and sustainable use of fisheries and aquaculture…

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Fisheries

In discussing the overexploitation of our oceans, the role of the latter in food and nutrition security and the livelihoods of millions of people, especially in the Global South, is often forgotten. Our authors appeal to…

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Fisheries

The importance of capture fisheries and aquaculture in human nutrition, employment and trade has long been known and recognised. This is not the case with small-scale fisheries and fish farming. The International Year of…

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Fisheries

Fisheries and aquaculture are important parts of global food systems. The sector employs millions of people in developing countries and feeds billions world-wide. Over-exploitation and other harmful practices jeopardise…

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Fisheries

Fisheries are not one and the same, and should not be treated as such. But while there is a lot of knowledge regarding large-scale, marine-based fisheries in developed countries, far less attention is being paid to…

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Fisheries

Nowadays, aquaculture provides more people with food than capture fisheries, and the tendency is growing. The accompanying demand for fishmeal and fishoil, driven mainly by China, is increasingly being covered by West…

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Fisheries

Global fisheries have been slow to catch on to the transparency wave, but the concept is now widely accepted as a fundamental component of sustainable fisheries management. Still, many governments are not disclosing even…

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Fisheries

Why does it make sense for a fishing nation to support the Fisheries Transparency Initiative? Insights from one of the first candidates.

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Fisheries

Coastal ecosystems provide a home for an unparalleled diversity of marine life, mitigate the impacts of climate change, protect coastal shores, and support diverse fisheries that provide livelihoods and food for hundreds…

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Fisheries

In our no 3/2015 issue on “Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture”, we presented a project run by the WWF on sustainable tuna fisheries in the Philippines. The project was aiming for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)…

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