The strategic role of the Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP) is based on the ability to generate, develop and transfer useful knowledge, which allows our country and the national industry to position itself, competitively and sustainably, in the aquaculture and fishing sector, especially for his investigations of high public value. IFOP develops integral advice for decision making in Fisheries and Aquaculture and research projects on the status and evaluation of sustainable exploitation strategies, estimation of total allowable quotas of commercial interest resources, evaluation and monitoring of benthic resource management areas, hydrobiological health programs, environment and repopulation and crops, and an aquaculture and fishing knowledge node with emphasis on digital preservation, access and visibility of knowledge. Thanks to the work of IFOP, the State has the necessary information to manage and regulate the capture of resources, establish an integrated management of fisheries, deploy a management model and technical assistance, develop aquaculture and sustainable fishing, and safeguard the documentary scientific heritage.
Hotel group Iberostar obtains MSC’s chain of custody Spain
Iberostar Group presented on Friday its new sustainable fisheries initiative together with the Marine Stewardship Council, becoming the first hotel chain in southern Europe to have the chain of custody of MSC.
Fresh cod exports grow but frozen cod sales fall Norway
A total of 5,700 tonnes of fresh cod, including fillets, were exported with a total value of USD 25.2 million in May, representing a 4 per cent growth in volume and a 12 per cent increase in value, according to the Norwegian Seafood Council.