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](http://unctad.org/en/pages/MeetingDetails.aspx?meetingid=1170) 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 http://africa-newsroom.com/press/unctad14-sees-90-countries-sign-up-to-un-roadmap-for-elimination-of-harmful-fishing-subsidies?lang=en


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