This white paper examines how cooperation between countries to share fisheries data can be achieved and outlines a data-policy framework tailored for the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA).
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Over 25 governments have ratified the Port State Measures Agreement to target illegal fishing. This brief gives an overview of the PSMA, its role in curbing IUU fishing, the benefits of signing on, and the process for implementation.
A brief highlighting programs and resources to help fishing nations better manage their fisheries and uphold any future World Trade Organization obligations on fisheries subsidies.
The quarterly SALT Shaker provides the perfect seasoning of information for any seafood traceability enthusiast. Check out past issues here, and be sure to subscribe to catch the next issue. Issue 1: January 23, 2020
The EM Data Management Workshop compiled this glossary as a resource for consistent EM terminology. This glossary includes terms commonly used when discussing electronic monitoring (EM) in the context of fisheries management, with a bias towards how terms are used in U.S. fisheries management.
Initially ABALOBI ICT4Fisheries embarked on the journey of co-designing technology with South African small-scale fishers, seeking approaches for fishers to collect reliable data, and to benefit from the use of such data in terms of improved accounting and fisheries management. Subsequently the ABALOBI Marketplace was built which empowered small-scale fishers to sell directly to restaurants,…
The ABALOBI ICT4Fisheries Traceability Technology has been co-designed with small-scale fishers to ensure that it is relevant to their context. The traceability technology is implemented through an integrated system of customised mobile applications and online platforms which can effectively track seafood from landing site to the final consumer. It incorporates crosschecking and validation of data…