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Fishing for Coherence

Proceedings of the Workshop on Policy Coherence for Development in Fisheries

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Some 500 million USD are spent annually on fisheries development projects. But fisheries access agreements and trade policies are sometimes applied in ways that dampen developing countries' ability to benefit fully from their rich marine resources. Also, many development projects do not pay sufficient regard to the sustainability issues that are a key for the future of the fishing sector.  This publication, a compilation of papers from the Workshop on Policy Coherence for Development in Fisheries, addresses these issues.

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Discussant's Note on the Role of Trade Policies and How to Benefit Developing Countries' Consumers

In general, subsidies can be harmful to fish stocks and may contribute to illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. However, subsidies tend to be quite a controversial issue.

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