INFOSA is part of the global Fish Info Network, which comprises seven regional organisations (INFOPECHE in sub-Saharan Africa, INFOPESCA in Latin America, INFOFISH in Asia and the Pacific, INFOYU in China, INFOSAMAK in the Arab world, and EUROFISH in the east European region) and FAO's GLOBEFISH service as the co-ordinating unit in Rome.
As part of this network, INFOSA also offers periodicals, like INFOFISH International and the INFOSA Trade News, as well as reports, on a subscription basis.
INFOSA has its offices in Windhoek, Namibia, and serves all of the SADC member countries. During the initial three years of operation, INFOSA is financed by the Government of Norway and hosted by the Government of Namibia.
The FISH INFOnetwork supplies timely, accurate and unbiased information on international fish markets and fish trade to FAO member countries, governmental agencies, universities, research institutions, private companies and individuals. The Network is co-ordinated by GLOBEFISH at FAO headquarters in Rome.
China reopens market to live Irish crab Republic of Ireland
Minister of Agriculture of Ireland reached an agreement with a Chinese official on the proposed certificate to accompany consignments of crab exports to the Chinese market, which should facilitate the resumption of the crab trade between both countries.
Microplastics dumped on Atlantic shores reach the Arctic Spain
A study performed by an international team of researchers for the first time outlines the large-scale transport of microplastics from the Atlantic ocean to the Arctic, and highlights the global extent that has reached this problem in just a few decades.