The mission of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of FAO is to facilitate and secure the long-term sustainable development and utilization of the world's fisheries and aquaculture. FAO is acutely aware of the fundamental social and economic role played by these two sectors in:
Meeting global and national sustainable food security.
Providing self and paid employment for fishing and aquaculture related communities as a means of alleviating poverty in these fishing communities and stemming rural/urban drift.
Vietnam’s shrimp exports remain stable in Q1 Viet Nam
In the first quarter this year, Vietnamese shrimp exports reached the same value as the same period in 2016, at USD 618.3 million, Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers reported.