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IFFO’s Annual Conference features high level panel and the EU commission

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IFFO-hosted side event at COFI 33: “Aquaculture industry stakeholders communicate vital role in global food security at FAO event”

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UN declares June 5 as International Day for the Fight Against IUU Fishing & 2022 as International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture

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ANALYSIS will focus on global occupational health, safety standards & challenges facing 18 million people in global aquaculture industry; FAO-funded research

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RURAL areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic growth in developing countries; “sweeping transformations needed” – FAO

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VIGO Dialogue 2017: Calling for international commitment to human rights & decent work in fisheries value chains; Implementation of international instruments

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EU & FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance: “AMR marks a grave societal and economic burden”

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SUSTAINABILITY reporting: “… increasing transparency of reporting by the world’s largest companies” highlighted by World Seafood Congress

Below is an excerpt from the World Seafood Congress 2017 wrap-up meeting on September 14  in Reykjavík Iceland 2017 – Based on inputs from Matís experts and chairs of sessions at the World Seafood Congress. The comments pertaining to “increasing transparency” by the world’s largest seafood companies follow the September 11, 2017 WSC  presentation by Seafood Intelligence editor Bertrand Charron, titled “Transparency & Sustainability Reporting in the Global Seafood Industry”:

Full highlighted Outcomes from the WSC 2017 here: https://wsc2017.com/2017/09/18/highlighted-outcomes-from-the-world-seafood-congress-in-reykjavik-iceland-2017/

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SMALL-scale fisheries are no “relics of a bygone age”: New study maps policy dilemmas affecting those who provide most of the fish we eat

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GLOBAL aquaculture in the limelight in China; Incl. “Exploring the sustainable development of the flatfish industry in China”; New ASC standards

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REALISING tilapia’s aquaculture potential in Africa: “appropriate development policy and sector management are needed” – FAO report

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INCREASING food production without damaging the environment; FAO Director-General addresses EU Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture & Rural Development

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OSLO meeting: Attention turns to implementation at first Meeting of Parties on Port State Measures Agreement; #SDG14

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TiLV: FAO / GIEWS issues ‘Special Alert’ over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish; Confirmed in 5 countries in 3 continents

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‘EXTREME volatility…’: A return to production growth in 2017 but global salmon shortage here to stay” – FAO

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New FAO Aquaculture Newsletter (issue #56 – April 2017) is out

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JAPAN is a “global model for healthy diets”, says UN FAO Director-General; “Unique” food culture, one that includes many vegetables, fruits & fish

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‘WHOLE society approach’ & sustainable / responsible seafood value chains: FAO gearing towards launched of multisectoral Blue Forum

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“The biggest impact of the GSI is going to be on the rest of the food industry” – WWF’s Jason Clay in Huffington Post; Media coverage progressing towards sustainability…

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