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Organizations relating to Fisheries

Global Partnership for Oceans / Est. 2012
Aquacultural Engineering Society / Riverview FL, USA / Est. 1993
Baltic Fishermen's Association / Fredericia, Denmark
International Association of Fishing Industry Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
Nordic Fishermen's Council / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1992
Organización del Sector Pesquero y Acuicola del Istmo Centroamericano, Panama / La Libertad, El Salvador
Arabian Aquaculture Society / Alexandria, Egypt
South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation / Wellington, New Zealand
Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1967
Caribbean Fisheries Training and Development Institute / Chaguaramas, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 1974
Comisión de Pesca Continental y Acuicultura para América Latina y el Caribe / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1976
Committee for Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture of Africa / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1971
Regional Fisheries Committee for the Gulf of Guinea / Libreville, Gabon / Est. 1984
European Association of Fisheries Economists / Sukarrieta, Spain / Est. 1989
Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission / Bridgetown, Barbados / Est. 1973
Centre for Marketing Information and Advisory Services for Fishery Products in the Arab Region / Casablanca, Morocco / Est. 1986
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership / Honolulu HI, USA / Est. 2006
Pacific Fisheries Technologists / Astoria OR, USA
Mediterranean Advisory Council / Rome, Italy
Caribbean Fishery Management Council / San Juan, Puerto Rico / Est. 1976
International Organisation for the Development of Fisheries and Aquaculture in Europe / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 2001
European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform / Liège, Belgium
Nordic Network on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems / Hirtshals, Denmark / Est. 2011
Ministerial Conference on Fisheries Cooperation Among African States Bordering the Atlantic Ocean / Rabat, Morocco / Est. 1989
Low Impact Fishers of Europe / Brussels, Belgium
SUBMARINER Network for Blue Growth EEIG / Berlin, Germany / Est. 2014
CEDAM International / Croton-on-Hudson NY, USA / Est. 1967
World Fisheries Trust / Victoria BC, Canada / Est. 1996
International Baltic Sea Fishery Commission / Est. 1973
North Sea Foundation / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1980
North Pacific Research Board / Anchorage AK, USA / Est. 1997
North Pacific Fishery Management Council / Anchorage AK, USA
Permanent Commission of the International Fisheries Convention of 1946 / Est. 1946
International Commission for the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries / Est. 1950
South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission / Maputo, Mozambique / Est. 2004
Caribbean Aquaculture Association / Est. 1984
Fisheries Society of Africa / Mombasa, Kenya / Est. 1990
International Fishing Association / Est. 1910
Federation of Asian and Pacific Fishery Associations
Convention on fisheries and the conservation of living marine resources in the Black Sea / Est. 1993
Centro Desarrollo y Pesca Sustenable / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1997
International Network on Genetics in Aquaculture / Penang, Malaysia / Est. 1993
World Agricultural Information Centre / Rome, Italy / Est. 1992
Seafarers UK / London, UK / Est. 1917
Hull International Fisheries Institute / Hull, UK / Est. 1989
International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture
South Pacific Fisheries Treaty / Est. 1987
Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas / Est. 1958
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

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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
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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