Fishing regulation did not benefit the sector or anchovies, warns economist
Thursday, October 02, 2014, 03:50 (GMT + 9)
Supreme Decree 005, issued in 2012, to promote anchovy sustainability and increase consumption, has not been successful. The main objective of the standard has not been achieved and the result was the opposite, concludes a study submitted by economist Elmer Cuba, Macroconsult director.
That is, the consumption of the pelagic resource has plummeted after the implementation of the decree.
"The gradual progress in 10 years fell sharply. By 2014 anchovy direct consumption is estimated at 30,000 metric tons, well below the 125,000 tonnes reached in 2011," explained Cuba.
During the discussion of document Analysis of Supreme Decree 005: two years later, organized by the University of the Pacific and the National Fisheries Society (SNP), it was demonstrated that the rule has generated no benefit to the fishing sector and to the resource.
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