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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 14: Life Below Water

Organizations relating to Fisheries

European Cetacean Bycatch Campaign
Aquacultural Engineering Society / Copper Hill VA, USA / Est. 1993
World Council of Fisheries Societies / Bethesda MD, USA / Est. 2000
Coalition for Fair Fisheries Agreements / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1992
South Pacific Fisheries Treaty / Est. 1987
Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission / Kolonia, Micronesia FS
Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas / Est. 1958
Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security / Manado, Indonesia / Est. 2007
International Collective in Support of Fishworkers / Chennai, India / Est. 1986
North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission / Vancouver BC, Canada / Est. 1992
International Cable Protection Committee / Lymington, UK / Est. 1958
Latin American Fisheries Development Organization / Est. 1982
Protocol to the Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on Fishing and Conservation of Living Resources in the Baltic Sea and the Belts / Est. 1982
Convention Concerning Fishermen\'s Certificates of Competency / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1966
Arab Federation of Fish Producers / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1976
Asian Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 1994
Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1990
Japan International Fisheries Research Society / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1982
Convention on the Conservation and Management of Fishery Resources in the South-East Atlantic Ocean / Est. 2001
European Aquaculture Society / Ostend, Belgium / Est. 1976
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel / London, UK / Est. 1995
Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute / Marathon FL, USA / Est. 1948
Convention Concerning the Minimum Age for Admission to Employment as Fishermen / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1959
Convention Concerning the Medical Examination of Fishermen / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1959
Baltic Fishermen\'s Association / Fredericia, Denmark

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World Problems relating to Fisheries

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Destructive fishing methods
Unsustainable exploitation of fish resources
Radioactive contamination of the marine environment and of fisheries products
Limited observance of fishing quotas
Conflicts over fishing rights
Conflicting claims concerning off-shore territorial waters
Environmental hazards from fishing industry
Criminal offences against the environment
Inequitable allocation of rights to exploit sea-bed and marine resources
Cold as an occupational hazard
Environmental pollution from aquaculture
Fish stress
Threatened species of Prionailurus viverrinus

Action Strategies relating to Fisheries

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Accelerating use of agricultural water use technologies
Fishing
Compiling data on ocean fishing
Protecting aquatic ecosystems to allow development of aquaculture projects
Protecting marine environment
Using oceans sustainably
Integrating biodiversity concerns into marine resource policies
Developing sustainable coastal fishing policy
Establishing sustainable aquaculture development strategies
Promoting aquaculture
Using ecosystem approach for marine resource management
Providing marine information system
Developing fisheries
Preventing over-fishing
Demonstrating supplemental fishing means
Reducing fishing fleet overcapacity
Developing aquacultural engineering
Developing marine resources
Making multiple use of water through integrated agro-livestock-fishery programmes
Controlling water quality for inland fisheries
Providing fishworkers
Using aquatic resources
Assuring full catch utilization
Developing criteria for fishing practices to minimize waste and by-catch
Including interests of coastal peoples in fisheries development strategies

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