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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Web Game Highlights Damaging Illegal Fishing Trade in West Africa
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Al Jazeera has launched a ground-breaking interactive web game using real footage that allows the gamer to learn how to expose the...
FAO Calls for “Paradigm Shift” Towards Sustainable Ag, Fisheries
GLOBAL - Policy makers should support a broad array of approaches to overhauling global food systems, making them healthier and more sustainable while acknowledging...
Friday, September 26, 2014
Rising Seafood Consumption Spurs Growth in the Global Aquaculture and Fisheries Market
GLOBAL - The global market for Aquaculture and Fisheries is projected to reach 188 million tons by 2020, driven by surging consumption of seafood in both developed...
Australian Small Pelagic Fishery Goes Under the Spotlight
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s small pelagic fishery is going under the microscope to be measured against the world’s most robust and credible standard for sustainable...
Better Ocean Management Crucial for Food Security
US - Better management of the world's ocean resources is crucial to ensuring food global security, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said during a roundtable...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
New Web Game Highlights Damaging Illegal Fishing Trade in West Africa
GLOBAL - On World Maritime Day 25 September 2014, Al Jazeera has launched a ground-breaking interactive web game that allows the gamer to learn how to expose the...
New Approaches Needed to Cope with Climate Change
GLOBAL - Overcoming climate change is central to achieving a sustainable future for the planet's growing population, and food security must lie at the heart of that...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Humber Seafood Summit: Environmental and Disease Issues Still a Hurdle for Sustainable Aquaculture
GLOBAL - Dan Lee, Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) discussed how we should be moving from responsible to sustainable aquaculture during his presentation at the...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Weekly Overview: Mitsubishi Makes $1.4 Billion Offer for Cermaq
ANALYSIS - Mitsubishi Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary MC Ocean Holdings Limited, has made a NOK 8,880 million ($1.4 billion) offer for the Norwegian...
New Report Reveals Extent of Cetacean Bycatch in Indian Ocean
GLOBAL - A new report reveals the extent of cetacean (whales and dolphins) bycatch in the Indian Ocean tuna fisheries, and calls for increased observer coverage...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Humber Seafood Summit: Aquaculture Production to Overtake Capture Fisheries by 2022
GLOBAL - Asia is driving the production and demand of fisheries and aquaculture, said Nianjun Shen, from the FAO, speaking at the Humber Seafood Summit 2014, held...
Chinese Fund Set to Invest in Australia's Agriculture Industry
CHINA and AUSTRALIA - The Chinese government owned Beijing Agricultural Investment Fund has committed to spend $2.7 billion on Australian dairy, beef, lamb and aquaculture...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Weekly Overview: EU to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance in Aquatic Animals
ANALYSIS - The European Commission has adopted proposals on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed, to improve the health and well-being of animals (including...
Five Shark Species and All Manta Rays Receive Stronger Protection
GLOBAL - From Sunday 14 September, international trade in specimens of five shark species and all manta ray species, including their meat, gills and fins, will need...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Weekly Overview: Pressure on Commission Forces Support for EU Fishermen
ANALYSIS - Pressure mounted this week in Europe for the European Commission to take action to support the fisheries sector in the face of the bans on a number of...
Friday, September 05, 2014
Small Island Developing States Need More Help on the Path to Sustainable Development
GLOBAL - Coping with climate change should be seen as more than just a question of survival for small island countries - the international community should view...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Weekly Overview: Calls for EU to Start Helping Fishing Industry Affected by Russian Import Ban
ANALYSIS - The EU has been accused of doing little to help fishery and aquaculture producers, who have been affected Russia's import ban, which will cause losses...
Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Iain Shone to Continue with GAA as Development Director
GLOBAL - Long-time supporter Iain Shone will continue with the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) organization, acting as its Development Director....
Leading Salmon and Trout Egg Producers Collaborate for Bigger Market Share
UK and US - Two world leading aquaculture companies have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to significantly extend their global share of the Atlantic...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Trout Disease Detected in Chile
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the National Director of Sernapesca, José Miguel Burgos, has revealed that a new trout disease has been discovered in Chile, writes...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Nestlé Steps up Commitment to Animal Welfare
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Nestlé has launched a new set of guidelines for animal welfare for its producers....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Argentina Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine...
Global Aquaculture Market is Expected to Reach $15.90 Billion in 2019
GLOBAL - According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global aquaculture market was valued at $11.16 billion in 2012 and is expected...
FAO Urges Continued Support for Animal Disease Monitoring
GLOBAL - The FAO has told ministers of health and agriculture meeting in Indonesia that animal disease monitoring systems require sustained support and have a critical...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Weekly Overview: Norway and UK Find New Markets for Fish Halted by Russian Import Ban
ANALYSIS - After Russia announced its ban on imports of fishery products from Norway, US, EU, Canada and Australia, many of the countries most hit are now trying...
Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Animal Feed Additives Market to Reach $20 billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additive market, valued at $14.9 billion in 2013, is estimated to reach $20 billion by 2020....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Weekly Overview: Scotland and Norway to be Hit Hard by Russian Ban on Fish Imports
ANALYSIS - Last week, Russia's president Vladimir Putin announced a ban on imports of agricultural and fishery products from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Zealand King Salmon Pulls Out of the Chinese Market
ANALYSIS - The New Zealand King Salmon company will no longer be selling to the Chinese market. The company's chief executive stated that it was no longer able to...
 
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