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Fisheries

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
Caribbean Marine Parks and Protected Areas Management Network
Aquacultural Engineering Society / Est. 1993
Regional Fisheries Advisory Commission for the Southwest Atlantic / Est. 1961
International Centre for Fishing and Aquaculture Development / Est. 1979
World Council of Fisheries Societies / Est. 2000
Coalition for Fair Fisheries Agreements / Est. 1992
South Pacific Fisheries Treaty / Est. 1987
Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission
Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas / Est. 1958
East African Freshwater Fisheries Research Organization / Est. 1946
Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security / Est. 2007
International Collective in Support of Fishworkers / Est. 1986
Caribbean Technical Cooperation Network in Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture / Est. 1983
International Commission for the Southeast Atlantic Fisheries / Est. 1969
Marine Science and Technology Programme
North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission / Est. 1992
International Cable Protection Committee / Est. 1958
Trans Pacific Fisheries Consultative Committee / Est. 1990
Latin American Fisheries Development Organization / Est. 1982
Ocean Voice International
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 / Est. 1966
Scientific Committee on the Application of Science to Agriculture, Forestry and Aquaculture / Est. 1978
Arab Federation of Fish Producers / Est. 1976

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World Problems relating to Fisheries

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened species of Prionailurus viverrinus
Fish stress
Criminal offences against the environment
Underdevelopment of fishing industry
Unsustainable exploitation of fish resources
Environmental pollution from aquaculture
Environmental hazards from fishing industry
Inequitable allocation of rights to exploit sea-bed and marine resources
Conflicts over fishing rights
Insufficient returns from farming
Limited observance of fishing quotas
Lack of integrated marine resource management
Radioactive contamination of the marine environment and of fisheries products
Ineffective self-regulation in the fishing industry
Unenforced hunting regulations
Non-diversification in subsistence fishing economies

Action Strategies relating to Fisheries

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Accelerating use of agricultural water use technologies
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
Assuring full catch utilization
Developing criteria for fishing practices to minimize waste and by-catch
Including interests of coastal peoples in fisheries development strategies
Preserving inequality of distribution of fish catches
Developing fisheries workers
Improving current mariculture harvest

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