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NOAA ocean data points to strong El Niño

8th May 2014
A spike in Pacific Ocean sea temperatures and the rapid movement of warm water eastwards have increased concerns that an El Nino weather pattern this year could be one of the strongest in several decades, an Australian climate scientist said. El Nino - a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the...

Global Omega-3 market expected to reach US $7.32Bn by 2020

31st March 2014
The global market for omega-3 is expected to reach USD 7.32 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing consumer awareness regarding the health benefits associated with omega-3 coupled with rising prevalence of coronary heart diseases are expected to drive market...

‘Harvest more from the sea that doesn’t compete with human food’, says World Bank Advisor

31st March 2014
The global aquaculture industry will have to harvest more resources from the sea that don’t directly compete with food intended for human consumption, according the World Bank's oceans, fisheries and aquaculture advisor James Anderson.“Chickens and pigs consume grain. Salmon consumes fishmeal and...

Members' Meeting 2014, London, 1-3 May

28th March 2014
 Registration for this year's Members’ Meeting, which will be held in London from Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd May, is now open via www.iffoevents.com. The cut off date for registrations with accommodation is Friday 28th March and without accommodation is Wednesday 23rd April. We look forward to...

Piero Ghezzi appointed new Peruvian Minister of Production

3rd March 2014
In the presence of officials in Lima on 25th February, Piero Ghezzi Solís took on the role of Minister of Production. The event was attended by Gladys Triveño, the previous head of PRODUCE.Piero Ghezzi welcomed the opportunity afforded him by the President of the Republic, Ollanta Humala, in naming...

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