GSSI is a foundation established through a strategic alliance between leading actors in the seafood industry and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It is implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and co-funded through its develoPPP.de program. Stakeholders have different partnership options:
Funding Partner: private sector companies which support GSSI financially, promote GSSI work, and take part in GSSI decisions
Affiliated Partner: non-profit partners can promote GSSI work and take part in GSSI decisions
Please contact the Secretariat if you wish to become a GSSI Partner.
32 companies worldwide are backing GSSI as Funding Partners from across the seafood industry including from harvesting, aquaculture, farming, processing, food service, retail and brand manufacturing. GSSI also counts on the support of FAO and 6 non-profit Affiliated Partners.
Police & Sea Shepherd raid shark Chinese fishing fleet of 15 vessels East Timor
A joint operation conducted on September 9 by the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd Global and the East Timor National Police resulted in the capture of the Hong Long Fisheries / Pingtan Marine Enterprises fishing fleet at anchor off the coast of Com, East Timor.
Peru trade deal could expand to include seafood China
China is expected to open its market soon for seafood imports from Peru amid the two countries' joint efforts to upgrade their free trade agreement in line with the consensus reached by their leaders, said the Peruvian ambassador to China.
Small-scale fisheries have big impact on oceans Philippines
A new UBC study has found that small-scale fisheries may have a much larger impact on ocean ecosystems than previously thought, due to a lack of data on their development over time.
Copyright 1995 - 2017 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved. DISCLAIMER