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Friday, January 23, 2015
GLOBALG.A.P. Presents Certification Benefits to Myanmar's Aquaculture Industry
MYANMAR - Chief Marketing Officer Flavio Alzueta gave a keynote presentation on the GLOBALG.A.P. System and the benefits of Good Aquaculture Practices at the Aqua...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Government Urged to Protect Deep-Sea Fisheries at EU Negotiations
UK - MPs from across party divides have joined with leading UK marine scientists and NGOs to call on the government to take a leading role in EU negotiations to...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
World Expo 2015 Event to Address Food Safety
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to hold its second Scientific Conference with the theme 'Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together' in Italy...
Weekly Overview: Marine Harvest, AquaChile Merger Aims to Improve Salmon Farming Sustainability
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to merge its Chilean salmon farming operations with Empresas AquaChile, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor....
Friday, January 16, 2015
Irish Minister Hosts First Ever National Inshore Fisheries Forum
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney has hosted the first meeting of the National Inshore Fisheries Forum (NIFF), bringing...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
New VIV MEA Show Becomes Third VIV International Hub
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - VIV Worldwide has announced VIV MEA as its new regional trade show, which will be held from 16 to 18 February 2016 in Abu Dhabi. ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Registration Open for Feed Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference
US - Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association's annual Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Conference, which is slated for March 11-13,...
Monday, December 29, 2014
Fish Experts Discuss Issues for Coarse Fishing Industry
UK - Fish experts from around the UK have attended the ninth annual Coarse Fish Meeting at Sparsholt College Hampshire to consider the many issues impacting on fishery...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Scottish Fishermen Welcome Quota Deal at Fisheries Council
SCOTLAND, UK - A freeze on cuts to days at sea and an increase in quotas for some of Scotland's key stocks were some of the results of the annual EU Fisheries Council...
Spanish Fisheries Must Find Sustainability, Socioeconomic Balance
SPAIN - The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, has stated that Spain shares the European Commission's objective of achieving...
Experts Discuss Oman Aquaculture Improvement
OMAN - The College of Agricultural & Marine Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), in association with the Embassy of Netherlands in Muscat and Wageningen University...
Irish Minister Secures Good Deal for Whitefish Fishermen
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney has secured a much improved outcome for the Irish whitefish industry at the recent fisheries...
7th International Sturgeon Conference a Success
POLAND - More than 120 sturgeon farmers, producers, scientists and organisational representatives from 15 different nationalities attended the 7th International...
Monday, December 15, 2014
Improving Aquatic Biosecurity Governance in Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - An aquatic biosecurity governance workshop bringing together more than 120 participants from Africa was held in Durban, South Africa between 5 and...
Tough Fisheries Council Negotiations Expected
NORTHERN IRELAND - Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister, Michelle O’Neill, has warned that negotiations at today's Fisheries Council in Brussels will be difficult...
Sensible Approach to Discard Ban Implementation Needed
SCOTLAND, UK - Speaking ahead of the European Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels, Fishing Secretary Richard Lochhead is pushing for a sensible approach to discard...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Mediterranean, Black Sea Governments Join Forces Towards Sustainable Aquaculture Development
GLOBAL - About 140 participants, representatives of governments and international organizations, delegates, experts and professionals from Mediterranean and Black...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
WCPFC Commits to Implementing Sustainable Fish Harvest Strategy
AUSTRALIA - A commitment to long-term sustainable fisheries management was adopted at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) in Samoa last...
5th Global Feed & Food Congress Launched, Registration Open
TURKEY - The 5th anniversary edition of the Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will be held for the first time ever in Turkey and will bring together the global...
Indonesia to Strengthen Position as Sustainable Tuna Leader at Business Forum
INDONESIA - The fourth International Coastal Tuna Business Forum (ICTBF), hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, will take place 26-27...
EU/Faroe Fishery Negotiations Bring Stability for Scottish Fleet
SCOTLAND, UK - Opportunities for Scottish fishermen to fish in Faroes waters were secured for another year as a result of the EU/Faroe talks....
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Weekly Overview: No Action Taken on Preventing Bigeye Tuna Overfishing at WCPFC Meeting
ANALYSIS - It has been all about tuna over the past week as the 33 member states of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) met in Samoa, 1-5...
Ministers Discuss Red Tape Reduction for Fishing Industry
AUSTRALIA - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck, is hosting a Fisheries Ministers meeting in Melbourne today (9 December)...
Conference to Boost Sustainable Aquaculture in the Mediterranean
EU - The Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) of the Food and Agriculture...
Sustainable Management of Africa's Small-Scale Fisheries to Benefit Whole Supply Chain
AFRICA - Improving the management of Africa’s small-scale fisheries can deliver sustained benefits throughout the seafood supply chain, benefiting coastal communities...
Friday, December 05, 2014
Key Fish Quotas Increased at EU/Norway Fishery Talks
EU - Fish negotiations between the EU and Norway ended in Clonakilty, Ireland, with good news for the Scottish and Irish fishing industries after cod and haddock...
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Fisheries Committee Votes to Weaken Discard Ban
EU - The European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee has voted to weaken parts of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) during a meeting on 3 December which was to vote...
MPEDA to Hold Global Tilapia Summit
INDIA - The Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), the research and development wing of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), is to hold...
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Government to Hold Native Fish Breeding Seminar
AUSTRALIA - Riverina residents interested in native fish are invited to attend a community seminar on Wednesday 10 December in Narrandera to learn more about the...
Fisheries Commission Needs to Face Up to Disappearing Tuna
GLOBAL - The WWF is calling on members of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to take immediate and decisive action to forestall the imminent...
 
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