Posted by: APO | 21 July 2016

UNCTAD14 Sees 90 Countries Sign Up to UN Roadmap for Elimination of Harmful Fishing Subsidies

Some 90 countries backed an [UNCTAD – FAO – UNEP initiative]( on Wednesday, signing up to a roadmap towards ending harmful fishing subsidies. Fishing subsidies are estimated to be as high as $35 billion worldwide, of which $20 billion directly contributes to overfishing. According to FAO data, the share of fish stocks within biologically… Read more on


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