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COORDINATED EFFORTS IN AQUACULTURE NEEDED TO MEET GLOBAL DEMAND

30th October 2013
The creation of a global partnership to help ensure that the world’s fish supplies can keep pace with booming demand has received a green light from FAO’s Sub-Committee on Aquaculture.Over 50 countries endorsed the Global Aquaculture Advancement Partnership (GAAP) programme, which will bring...

PESQUERA DIAMANTE INVESTS $6.8 MILLION IN PISCO PLANT MERGER

30th October 2013
Pesquera Diamante has spent of US$ 6.8 million in the merger of its North and South Pisco plants. From 2014, the single plant will use natural gas to replace oil. The company has committed $5 million on processes to reduce environmental impact and this year invested $ 1.8 million in a switching to...

PROGRESS ON CHILE'S NEW FISHERIES ACT

30th October 2013
Good progress is being made on the regulations which will implement the new Fisheries Act in Chile. By the end of this year the 12 regulations will be in place, enabling setting of quota for 2014 based primarily on scientific considerations, rather than economic or political pressures.This was...

CERTIFICATION: IMPROVING SUSTAINABILITY OF AQUACULTURE?

8th October 2013
Certification of products from aquaculture is contributing to sustainable production, but it also has serious limitations. Therefore it should be seen as one approach among many for steering aquaculture toward sustainability. In a paper published in Science on September 6, an international team of...

IFFO Workshop at GOED Exchange

8th October 2013
GOED, the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s, will hold its GOED Exchange event, a high level conference for companies involved in the omega-3 business on 4-6 February, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The GOED event will include an IFFO certification workshop. Registration is now open at...

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