IAFI represents the world fish inspection community helping them to provide fish, seafood and associated products that are safe, of acceptable quality and readily available for sale in the global marketplace.
The goal of the World Seafood Congress organisers is to build and enhance partnerships between IAFI members and all seafood professionals and specialists to benefit global seafood trade. It also aims to profile innovation in seafood and provide opportunities for maximum participation by all economies involved in seafood trade – including developed and developing economies. This is accomplished by various means throughout the international event– expert panels, debates, workshops and formal presentations.
Grant funding for attendance of young fish technologists at the 2015 World Seafood Congress.
IAFI is pleased to announce that the IAFI Board decided in August 2014 to adopt the Peter Howgate Award for young fish technologists. It also decided that the 2015 IAFI Peter Howgate Award will fund the attendance of a young fish technologist (under 30 years of age) at the IAFI World Seafood Congress 2015 in Grimsby UK, from 5th to 9th September 2015.
Chinese fishing firm fined for tuna fishing illegally New Zealand
Chinese authorities have deregistered and fined a Chinese commercial fishing company approximately USD 596,000 for misreporting bluefin tuna catches and fishing without a licence adjacent to the New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone.
ICES recommends cod quota cut for 2018 Norway
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea recommends a 20 per cent drop in next year’s cod quota in the Barents Sea, which should not exceed 712,000 tonnes
Chile to support Latin American countries to eradicate illegal fishing Chile
Representatives from Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and the Dominican Republic are participating this week in the first international workshop to strengthen capacities and measures to prevent, discourage and eliminate IUU Fishing.
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