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A rising tide lifts all boats
There is an overwhelming amount of data on fisheries management and ocean conservation. In many cases, the existing information is trapped in data silos, leading to underutilization, replication, or even loss. This report, developed by COBI and Armillaria, highlights the opportunities for mobilizing knowledge through innovative digital infrastructure design. This approach maximizes data mobility and…Press enter to go to this resource, A rising tide lifts all boats
NEW ERA OF SMARTER FOOD SAFETY FDA’s Blueprint for the Future
The COVID-19 global pandemic highlighted challenges and the need for modern approaches to our food system. This global event showed the need to work to ensure that the food supply chains remain safe and robust, now more than ever. This document highlights achievable goals to enhance traceability, improve predictive analytics, respond more rapidly to outbreaks,…Press enter to go to this resource, NEW ERA OF SMARTER FOOD SAFETY FDA’s Blueprint for the Future
Earth observation data to reduce Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing
This is session 4 of the Earth Observations for Tuna Fisheries Management Workshop Series. In this session, speakers share various technologies and examples of the use of Earth observations to monitor fishing vessel activities. Speakers: Kwame Adu Agyekum (University of Ghana), Richard Proud (exactEarth), Isa Elegbede (Brandenburg University of Technology)Press enter to go to this resource, Earth observation data to reduce Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing
TAKING STOCK assessment: Government transparency in marine fisheries of Mexico
This document is available in English and Spanish This report assesses the level of information Mexico's national authorities publish on government websites regarding the country's marine fisheries sector. This report compares this information against the transparency requirements of the FiTI Standard and evaluates public access to this information.Press enter to go to this resource, TAKING STOCK assessment: Government transparency in marine fisheries of Mexico
Private Sector Landscape Assessment Sustainable Fish Asia Capacity Development
This report summarizes the results of a nine-month research project to develop approaches and opportunities to engage fisheries and businesses in voluntary compliance mechanisms and promote sustainable fishing practices. This report highlights persisting challenges, incentives to engage the private sector, and good practices based on the results of the stakeholder consultation process to develop the…Press enter to go to this resource, Private Sector Landscape Assessment Sustainable Fish Asia Capacity Development
POST-HARVEST PRACTICES FOR EMPOWERING WOMEN IN SMALL-SCALE FISHERIES IN AFRICA
Small-scale fisheries often lack the data to demonstrate their importance to the national economy and to advance food security. Most small-scale fisheries do not have documented learnings from past and current practices, or such information is not easily accessible. This document aims to showcase successful outcomes from past and present initiatives in small-scale African post-harvest…Press enter to go to this resource, POST-HARVEST PRACTICES FOR EMPOWERING WOMEN IN SMALL-SCALE FISHERIES IN AFRICA
The Future of Marine Fisheries in the African Blue Economy
Africa is facing several challenges that may negatively impact the fisheries sector and the fish protein supply in this continent. Climate change, degraded ecosystems, a burgeoning population, and inadequate governance mechanisms are distinct and significant threats. The study highlights the solutions to enable the sustainable development of fisheries and resolve the significant challenges threatening Africa’s…Press enter to go to this resource, The Future of Marine Fisheries in the African Blue Economy
A policy and legal diagnostic tool for sustainable small-scale fisheries
This document serves as a tool to implement the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines). This document will help identify national policies and legal instruments relevant to small-scale fisheries in a country related to the implementation of the SSF Guidelines.Press enter to go to this resource, A policy and legal diagnostic tool for sustainable small-scale fisheries
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Stopping illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
This document refers to FAO tools like the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries and the International Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate IUU Fishing (IPOA-IUU) as toolkits to improve fishing practices globally. Particularly, this document will suggest which tools to use in particular circumstances and provide guidance on how to use the…Press enter to go to this resource, Stopping illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing