The developmental promise of sustainable fisheries

Volume
5,
Number
10
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20 December 2016
20 December 2016
Whether from an environmental, societal, or economic point of view, oceans and fisheries play a critical role in human well-being around the globe. Halieutic resources provide 3 billion people, including many in low-income countries, with close to 20 percent of their animal protein consumption. In...
20 December 2016
What should we expect from the current discussions on fisheries subsidies at the WTO? And what are the potential implications for African economies? Fisheries subsidies have been long identified as a critical issue for trade and sustainable development and, more recently, a matter of significant...
20 December 2016
Developing a blue economy in West Africa will require fostering fisheries value chains. How can support policies be revised for the region to better harness the opportunities offered by the fisheries sector? In Africa, approximately 10 million people work in the fishing industry, including 7...
20 December 2016
Bridges Africa met with Mathias Ismaïl, Chair of OSO Group S.A. and Chief Executive of R&O Seafood Gastronomy, in order to shed light on an ambitious project that has successfully turned sustainability standards into the driving force behind its business model thanks to a clear strategic vision...
20 December 2016
Fishing plays a crucial economic role in many human communities around the globe. How can trade-related policies contribute to the sustainable management of halieutic resources? The ocean is a vital component of the earth’s system. It is home to over half of the earth’s biodiversity and contributes...
20 December 2016
Trade Facilitation and Global Value Chains: Opportunities for Sustainable Development – ICTSD – November 2016 There is considerable interest in the development community as to the complex relationship between GVCs and sustainable development outcomes in low-income countries. This paper analyses...