Tagged: Fisheries

Aquaculture, Norway and the World

John Erik Stacy, 4 Oct 2010 Norway has exported more than $ 2.7 billion worth of “farmed fish” and other products of aquaculture so far this year. This is a 30% increase relative to...

Aid for sustainable fisheries is key to global food security

Lack of governance threatens global seafood supplies and the food security of billions of people who rely on fish for protein or livelihoods. Increased aid from developed countries, earmarked specifically for supporting sustainable seafood...

More catch – less value

Norwegian vessels delivered 2.5 million tonnes of fish, crustaceans and mollusks in 2009, up 4 percent compared with 2008. The landed value amounted to NOK 11.1 billion, down 8 percent from the previous year...

Quota for the minke whale hunt in 2010

The Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs has set a quota of 1286 animals for the minke whale hunt in 2010. The quota for 2010 is composed of a basic annual quota of 885...

Agreement on Norwegian-Russian fisheries for 2010

Norway and Russia have entered into an agreement on management of the joint stocks in the Barents Sea for 2010. The stock situation is very good and quotas for both cod and haddock have...

Fisheries dispute between Norway and the EU

The Norwegian ambassador to the EU, Oda Helen Sletnes, has delivered a formal protest to the EU Commission, after Norwegian fishermen have been turned away from EU waters where they have been casting for mackerel. On...

Norwegian fishing best code of conduct

A group of international experts have studied the world’s fishery nations to find out who is adapting best to the UN’s code of conduct for fisheries. Norway and Iceland came out on top of...