ITALY :The United States has brought added momentum to global efforts targeting illegal fishing by adhering to a FAO-brokered international pact.
US Ambassador to the United Nations agencies in Rome, David Lane, Monday formally presented FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva with the US' instrument of ratification of the Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing.
CHINA - China will strengthen the top-level design of its maritimestrategy and make a basic maritime law between 2016 and 2020, the draft outline of a 13thFive-Year Plan said on Saturday 5th of March 2016.
INDIA - The Bengaluru-based online fish marketing start-up – Sashimi Foods Pvt Ltd, which markets fish on buyfish.in – is planning to have pan-India presence by March 2017.
SINGAPORE: Guidelines on how ready-to-eat raw fish should be handled and prepared could be developed as early as the end of in March 2016.
GUATEMALA: Paraiso Springs Aquaculture Guatemala is Latin America’s first company qualified to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) tilapia, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in early March.