COMMON OCEANS SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF TUNA FISHERIES AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION : THE GHANA ABNJ PROJECT


COMMON OCEANS SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF TUNA FISHERIES AND
BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION : THE GHANA ABNJ PROJECT

The Ghana ABNJ Project is part of the global tuna project in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ Tuna Project) which is being led by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The project aims at achieving responsibility, efficiency and sustainability in tuna production and biodiversity conservation in the ABNJ, by adopting systematic application of an ecosystem approach in tuna fisheries through:
(i)     supporting the use of sustainable and efficient fisheries management and fishing practices by the stakeholders of the tuna resources;
(ii)    reducing illegal, unreported and unregulated [IUU] fishing; and
(iii)     mitigating adverse impacts of bycatch on biodiversity. Click to Read More  Ghana-ABNJ Project