ANMUPESCA, first National Association by and for women in the fisheries sector

Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, held a meeting with representatives of the National Association of Women in Fisheries (ANMUPESCA), recently formed. García Tejerina has considered this initiative as crucial for giving visibility to women workers in this sector and give voice to this important group in all areas of fisheries.

Spain: leadership in the fight against illegal fishing, accredited by ISO 9001/2015 certification

The secretary general of the Spanish Fisheries Confederation (CEPESCA), Javier Garat, stressed that Spain has become one of the leading countries in the fight against illegal fishing, both in our own waters and outside EU waters, as it has been certified by the ISO 9001/2015. Garat made these remarks during his speech at the meeting of the Marine Programme Unit International Sustainability (ISU) of HRH the Prince of Wales, held in London on June 16th and in which he exposed the progress of the Spanish fishing sector in this subject.

Commitment "bio" of the Spanish tuna fleet

The Spanish tuna fishing fleet will start the deployment in the Indian Ocean, at least 100 new FAD (fish aggregating devices, DCP in Spanish) biodegradable. The purpose of this experimental test is to evaluate the durability of such devices in real conditions of use and the absence of toxicity of the materials used in its construction.

Spain: Interprofessionals, the key to the revitalization of the fisheries sector

The Secretary General of Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA), Andres Hermida, has claimed the role of professional organizations such as dynamic agents of the sector, its main purposes, provide such essential issues as the promotion of fishery products. Hermida has made these statements at the opening of the 17th Congress of Sea Products, organized by the Spanish Association of Commercial Codification (AECOC) in the French town of Bayonne.

Resilience of the Spanish marine environment, in detail

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has presented the first report on the impact of climate change in the Spanish marine environment introduced by the Director General of the Spanish Office for Climate Change, Valvanera Ulargui, who stressed that the report "is intended provide a better understanding of our marine environment, especially rich and diverse, but vulnerable to climate change. "

Over 2.200 million for the implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy

Spain could have more than 2,200 million euros from the European…

Immersing in anchovy research

The official Spanish oceanographic vessel "Emma Bardan" started in the port of Pasajes (Euskadi), the research campaign Bioman 2016, held in conjunction with the oceanographic ship Ramon Margalef Institute of Oceanography Spanish and ending the day May 27 at the port of departure. The results of the campaign will allow the status of the stock and its forecasts.

Brave policies for sustaining fisheries in the Mediterranean sea

Spain has invited the countries bordering the Mare Nostrum and the European Government to take "bold steps" to promote sustainable fisheries management in those waters, which impact the benefit of fishing communities. His thesis argues for tighter regulation of the effort exerted by recreational fishing, the establishment of new protected areas and the increase in the reduction effort aimed at the most sensitive fleets.

Mexico: All agreement on modernize rules on fisheries and aquaculture

Federal legislators from the various party factions, members of the Committee on Fisheries of the Chamber of Deputies, to meet with the authorities of CONAPESCA acknowledged their willingness to work with the Legislature and expressed their interest to modernize and adapt laws that support or promote development of the national fisheries.

Peru: Aquaculture generated more than 100,000 jobs in 2015

This sector is a major source of opportunities and development. That aquaculture has become in our country, according to figures from Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture of the Ministry of Production (Produce), Juan Carlos Requejo, has created more than 102,000 jobs over the past year.