Category Archives: Ghana

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

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

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

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

SEAFOOD ETHICS: Nereus releases information sheet on slavery fisheries and Japanese seafood consumption

Continue reading SEAFOOD ETHICS: Nereus releases information sheet on slavery fisheries and Japanese seafood consumption

ATLANTIC Ocean coastal states come together to increase understanding of sustainable tuna management

Continue reading ATLANTIC Ocean coastal states come together to increase understanding of sustainable tuna management

“FANTASTIC first six months”: Norwegian seafood exports worth NOK 42.6 billion H1 2016: +25% thanks to 28% growth in salmon’s worth

Continue reading “FANTASTIC first six months”: Norwegian seafood exports worth NOK 42.6 billion H1 2016: +25% thanks to 28% growth in salmon’s worth

ELECTRONIC Monitoring System (EMS) pilot activities onboard tuna longline vessels in Fiji and Ghana

Continue reading ELECTRONIC Monitoring System (EMS) pilot activities onboard tuna longline vessels in Fiji and Ghana

“AFRICAN & Asian migrant workers are being routinely but illegally used as cheap labour on Irish fishing trawlers” – Guardian investigation

Continue reading “AFRICAN & Asian migrant workers are being routinely but illegally used as cheap labour on Irish fishing trawlers” – Guardian investigation

EC warns Taiwan & Comoros with yellow cards and welcomes reforms in Ghana & Papua New Guinea

Continue reading EC warns Taiwan & Comoros with yellow cards and welcomes reforms in Ghana & Papua New Guinea

CONSUMER acceptance is key; EU law currently prohibits including protein derived from insects in animal feed excepted in fish/shellfish

The use of insects as an alternative source of protein in animal feed is becoming more globally appealing. However, EU law currently prohibits including protein derived from insects in animal feed – with the exception of feed intended for fish or shellfish. EU-funded project & new (2nd) consumer survey launched. Continue reading CONSUMER acceptance is key; EU law currently prohibits including protein derived from insects in animal feed excepted in fish/shellfish

TUNA imports to the EU decreased in both value (−15%) & volume (−1%) in January to September 2014

The value of EU tuna imports amounted to EUR 2,74 billion in 2013, a 10% increase over 2012. In the same year, import volumes increased 2% over 2012, ending at 665.000 tonnes.  January to September 2014, imports of tuna to the EU decreased in both value (−15%) and volume (−1%) from the corresponding period in 2013.  The main group in import volume and value to the EU was miscellaneous tunas. This group accounted for 80% of total import volume in 2013. More than 80% of this was canned tuna, and the rest consisted of prepared and preserved loins. Continue reading TUNA imports to the EU decreased in both value (−15%) & volume (−1%) in January to September 2014

EU “makes strides” in fight against global illegal fishing; Philippines, Papua New Guinea, & Ghana given 6-month extension to compy re. IUU fishing

Continue reading EU “makes strides” in fight against global illegal fishing; Philippines, Papua New Guinea, & Ghana given 6-month extension to compy re. IUU fishing

SLAVERY allegations on Scottish trawler makes Sunday Times headline: “23-hour days for £10 a week”… “about 100 suspected victims”

Continue reading SLAVERY allegations on Scottish trawler makes Sunday Times headline: “23-hour days for £10 a week”… “about 100 suspected victims”