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Time for action to support and protect small-scale fisheries – UN agriculture agency

Small-scale fisheries, which catch two-thirds of the fish consumed by humans, often struggle with regulatory frameworks tailored to large commercial fleets, according to a new UN agriculture agency book urging policy coherence.

UN-backed fish farm project unites Ugandans and refugees

The number of people who have fled their homes due to conflict, persecution and instability hit a record high of 65.6 million in 2016, according to the latest data from the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.

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UN Gender Focus Special: Women Refugees

New UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador will advocate for young refugees

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Countries signed to UN-brokered illegal fishing treaty meet for first time

For the first time since a United Nations-brokered treaty to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing went into force, the countries that endorsed it are meeting in Norway to discuss how to make it a success.

FAO warns “lethal” virus affecting farmed and wild tilapia

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is warning of a highly contagious disease that is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia.

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Guidelines on keeping illegally caught fish from global supply chains near ‘finish line’ – UN agency

A push to establish internationally-agreed standards to keep illegally caught fish off store-shelves and consumers' plates has taken an important step forward, the United Nations agricultural agency, said today as a measure aiming to create a “gold standard” for catch documentation nears the finish line.