MSC grants financial support to encourage tuna sustainable practice in India
Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 02:20 (GMT + 9)
The non-government organisation Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has awarded GBP 43,373 fund to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-India for promoting sustainable practices in the country’s fisheries sector.
Through the award, the MSC intends to help WWF-India to develop management plans for bait and tuna fishery with the technical support of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI).
WWF-India and the CMFRI will create fishery management and action plans to ensure the sustainability of both baitfish and tuna fisheries in Lakshadweep, a region which depends on fishing for income and as a food source.
Besides India, the Council also awarded the fund pre-assessment and action plan development for octopus fisheries in Senegal, improvement action plan for stone crab fishing in Chile, stock assessment for baitfish fisheries in Indonesia, and crayfish... FULL STORY