This report presents the findings of Seafish’s study to assess the ethical issues impacting on seafood species landed into and imported to the UK. The aim is to provide a comprehensive description of ethical concerns pervading seafood production and processing activities in a wide range of countries or regions that supply the UK seafood market.
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This report documents lessons learned and next steps from USAID Oceans & Fisheries Partnership’s experience developing and testing seafood traceability systems; implementing sustainable fisheries management plans; empowering women and promoting gender equity; and bringing together government and industry to ensure seafood traceability in General Santos, Philippines.
This paper outlines the state of knowledge in IUU fishing, ways in which it contributes to overfishing, how it exacerbates impacts of climate change, and aspects of how it operates in coastal areas and areas beyond national jurisdiction. Successful country strategies are highlighted that could help transition the IUU fishing fleet to one of compliance.
USAID Oceans has partnered with members of the public and private sectors across Southeast Asia to pilot a range of traceability technologies. This guide presents impact studies from each node of the seafood supply chain, exploring the various applications of eCDT technologies, benefits realized, and recommendations for further enhancements.
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).
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