This report presents the GIWA assessment of the Humboldt Current region, located along western South America, stretching from the Ecuadorian-Colombian border to the south of Chile. The world’s largest upwelling area, supporting highly productive fisheries, is located within the boundaries of the region. The economy of the region is primarily based on fisheries, agriculture, oil-related industry, mining and maritime transport. As a result
Codex Alimentarius - Joint FAO/WHO Food StandardsThe Code of Practice for fish and fishery products is intended for all those engaged in the handling, production, storage, distribution, export, import and sale of fish and fishery products. The Code will help in attaining safe and wholesome products that can be sold on national or international markets and meet the requirements of the Codex Standards. The Code is a work in progress and a
This compilation contains the following Agrinews videos: 1) Potatoes in the air, "fruity ants", astuces livestock farmers, a tasty treat against malunutrition, detection aflatoxin, organic markets; 2) Food safety, cows and grasses, ginger´s back, head start on the armyworm, biotech plan, pedal and pump; 3) Cowpeas on top, community media, cooking without fire, interactive observers, transparency money, younger image for grandmothers; 4) ...
FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Reports # 904The workshop reviewed progress in post-harvest fish utilization in Africa and made recommendations to FAO, its member countries and institutes interested in fish utilization in Africa. The experts reviewed in particular fresh or live fish handling, fish processing, post-harvests loss assessment, quality and safety, and marketing and socio-economic issues. - L'atelier a passé en revue les progrè
Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersIn moving towards, or adopting, rights-based management, how quota will be allocated is one of the earliest operational decision that fisheries administrators face and it is inevitably controversial. This report, consisting of 23 studies, describes how the initial allocations of transferable fishing (effort) or fish (catch) quotas have been done by a variety of fisheries management regimes. The studies i
Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis collection of cases studies aims at providing a factual basis on which to consider rights-based management approaches as a possible solution for solving problems of excess fishing capacity. The case studies include two from the European Union (the United Kingdom and the Netherlands) and one for Iceland. Two studies are presented for fisheries along the eastern seaboard of the United States. Sev
A booklet that informs NOUs and persons involved in the fishery industry about existing technologies to replace CFCs in the fishery cold chain, by way of case studies from France, Greenland, Micronesia, the Philippines, the UK and USA. The applications include a fish processing plant, a conditioning facility, ice plants, harbour cold stores, transport refrigeration and retail display cases. Includes overviews of refrigeration equipment, ...
Series: FAO Training SeriesThis manual deals in two volumes with the practical aspects of management related to freshwater fish culture in earthen ponds. The first volume (FAO Training Series No. 21/1, 1996, ISBN 92-5-102873-7, US$51.00) explains how to manage the pond itself. This second volume deals with how to manage fish stocks and, as a whole, a fish farm. Fish handling, propagation, feeding, harvesting, grading and storage are exp