strategy

Ensuring sustainable use of marine living resources under national jurisdiction

Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.
Facilitated by:
Exchanging fisheries information
Assisting developing countries' ocean fisheries
Respecting rights of small-scale farming workers
Transferring fishing technology to local communities
Transferring environmentally sound fishery technology
Improving coordination among international fishery agencies
Establishing sustainable aquaculture development strategies
Increasing efficient use of marine living resources for food
Improving national capacity to monitor marine living resources
Expanding multidisciplinary research on marine living resources
Including interests of indigenous people in international agreements
Improving data collection on conservation of marine living resources
Increasing international cooperation on the conservation of cetaceans
Including marine living resources in curricula at all education levels
Developing criteria for fishing practices to minimize waste and by-catch
Strengthening international cooperation on enclosed and semi-enclosed seas
Strengthening national capacities for conservation of marine living resources
Conducting research on areas of special importance for marine living resources
Strengthening local understanding and sustainable use of marine living resources
Incorporating traditional knowledge of marine living resources in management plans
Developing environmentally sound technology for sustainable use of marine living resources
Increasing contribution of marine living resources to food security in developing countries
Strengthening capacity of developing countries for sustainable use of marine living resources
Subjects:
Marine
Resources
Judiciary
Sustainable development
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies