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.



Seafood Safety

An Attempt for Co-ordination between Exporting and Importing Countries

Major importing markets for fish and fishery products exist in developing countries. The value of internationally traded fish and fishery products amounted to more thanUSD 68 billion in 2003. Of this, the share of developed countries was approximately USD 56 billion, or 82% of the total.


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