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Organizations relating to Fisheries

Global Partnership for Oceans / Est. 2012
International Association of Aquaculture Economics and Management / Gainesville FL, USA / Est. 1993
Aquacultural Engineering Society / Riverview FL, USA / Est. 1993
North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission / Vancouver BC, Canada / Est. 1992
Latin American Fisheries Development Organization / Est. 1982
Arab Federation of Fish Producers / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1976
Baltic Fishermen's Association / Fredericia, Denmark
European Fishing Tackle Trade Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1981
International Association of Fishing Industry Workers' Unions / Moscow, Russia
Asian Fisheries Society / Serdang, Malaysia / Est. 1984
Nordic Fishermen's Council / 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
Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission / Kolonia, Micronesia FS
Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security / Manado, Indonesia / Est. 2007
United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1997
Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute / Marathon FL, USA / Est. 1948
Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1967
Caribbean Fisheries Training and Development Institute / Chaguaramas, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 1974
European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission / Rome, Italy / Est. 1957
Comisión de Pesca Continental y Acuicultura para América Latina y el Caribe / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1976
Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1948
Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1985
Bay of Bengal Programme Inter-Governmental Organization / Chennai, India / Est. 2003
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
Regional Commission for Fisheries / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1999
Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission / Bridgetown, Barbados / Est. 1973
Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1967
Arab Fisheries Company / Est. 1978
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
North Western Waters Advisory Council / Dublin, Ireland / Est. 2005
Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1990
International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade / Corvallis OR, USA / Est. 1982
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
INFOSA / Windhoek, Namibia / Est. 2003
Global Aquaculture Alliance / Portsmouth NH, USA / Est. 1997
Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency / Honiara, Solomon Is / Est. 1977
INFOPESCA / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1977
Pacific Islands Marine Resources Information System / Suva, Fiji / Est. 1989
Intergovernmental Organization for Marketing Information and Technical Advisory Services for Fishery Products in the Asia and Pacific Region / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 1981
European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform / Liège, Belgium
Aquaculture Stewardship Council / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 2010

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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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