Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries.
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Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)
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In recent years, world fisheries have become a market-driven, dynamically developing sector of the food industry and coastal States have striven to take advantage of their new opportunities by investing in modern fishing fleets and processing factories in response to growing international demand for fish and fishery products. By the late 1980s it became clear, however, that fisheries resources could no longer sustain such rapid and often uncontrolled exploitation and development, and that new approaches to fisheries management embracing conservation and environmental considerations were urgently needed. The situation was aggravated by the realization that unregulated fisheries on the high seas, in some cases involving straddling and highly migratory fish species, which occur within and outside EEZs, were becoming a matter of increasing concern. The Committee on Fisheries (COFI) at its Nineteenth Session in March 1991 called for the development of new concepts which would lea.....
PublisherFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.4
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Fish abundance and distribution
Maturity LevelTRL 9 Actual system "mission proven" through successful mission operations (ground or space)
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
Manual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
CitationFood and Agricultural Organization (2011) Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. Rome, Italy, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, 108pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1025