Year: 2020

16 Jul
2020

Source: EJF Six Chinese supertrawlers have arrived in Liberia, capable of taking over 12,000 tonnes of fish a year – nearly twice the nation’s sustainable catch. This has sparked outrage among canoe fishers, who fear for their jobs and food security. Liberia is now the third West African country to witness a sudden increase in […]

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13 Jul
2020

Source: WWF WWF reveals evidence of widespread illegal fishing in 11 Mediterranean Multiple species of sharks and rays, some of them critically endangered, are being illegally caught on a regular basis in the Mediterranean Sea, evidence obtained by WWF reveals. These activities are proof of Member States’ failure to enforce and comply with  EU fisheries […]

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8 Jul
2020

Source: FAO Since the mid-1990s, traceability has become a popular concept in industrial logistics, regardless of the production regime and type of product. Implementing traceability systems across the food supply chain is seen as crucial for increasing food quality and safety, for optimizing production or for documenting sustainability. However, implementation of traceability systems in the […]

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1 Jul
2020

Source: Asia & The Pacific Policy Society Authors: Meg Keen, Quentin Hanich, Grant Walton Can states cooperate to save sustainable fishing? In order to improve sustainability and transparency in Pacific fisheries, better information sharing protocols, value chain tracing, and intergovernmental collaboration are needed, Meg Keen, Grant Walton and Quentin Hanich write. The Pacific islands’ tuna […]

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30 Jun
2020

Source: The Guardian Evidence from NGOs suggests fleet of up to 192 Iranian vessels could be one of the largest illegal fishing operations in the world A large fleet of Iranian fishing vessels has been identified operating illegally in Somalian waters for over a year, depleting fish stocks in a country where one in three […]

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