The government defends 'protection of artisanal fisheries'
Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 23:30 (GMT + 9)
During the following Technical Consultation Session on International Guidelines for securing small-scale sustainable fisheries conducted in the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the national executive defended the protection of the artisanal fisheries sector.
The head of the Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture of the Nation, Néstor Miguel Bustamante, led the Argentinian delegation participating in the meeting.
As part of this meeting, the final text of the guidelines was negotiated to be presented for approval at the 31st Session of the Committee on Fisheries of the FAO, which is to be held in June 2014.
In February 2011 the 29th session was held and the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) of FAO recommended the development of an international instrument for small-scale fisheries.
According to the press release issued by the Undersecret... FULL STORY