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Curaçao, Ghana and Korea given more time to take steps against illegal fishing

EUROPEAN UNION | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The European Commission (EC) has given Curaçao, Ghana and Korea an extra six months...

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Genetically improved tilapia delivered to Ivory Coast
Brazil | 03:40 | A shipment of genetically improved tilapia was delivered this week to the Government of Ivory Coast by the head of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture from Brazil continuing a relation that started more than four decades ago. Full Story
Toyota Tsusho and Kinki University intend to enhance bluefin tuna farm
Japan | 03:10 | A memorandum of understanding was signed by Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Kinki University to boost bluefin tuna farming, promoting this fish hatchlings in Japan and exploring various business opportunities overseas. Full Story
IATTC fails to improve tuna and shark conservation
European Union | 02:30 | The European Commission has expressed its disappointment with the outcomes of the 87th Annual meeting of the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission, which finished on 18 July in Lima, Peru. Full Story
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The Second Latin American and Caribbean Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society, LACQUA14 meeting in Guadalajara, Mexico is being organized this year together with FIACUI.
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