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SIOFA strengthens sustainable fishery measures in Indian Ocean

EUROPEAN UNION
Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 22:40 (GMT + 9)

The fifth meeting of the parties of the South Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) achieved significant progress on many fronts that will strengthen the organisation and help ensure the sustainable use of fish stocks in the South Indian Ocean, the European Union informed. At the meeting, held in Phuket, Thailand, SIOFA for the first time designated five areas as interim protected areas, following EU proposals. These areas have been provisionally closed to trawling, and the scientific observer coverage for trap and line fishing increased from 20 per cent to 100 per cent, until science-based management plans have been developed for each of them. Work will now continue to strengthen the designation process of protected areas and allow meaningful and tailor-made management plans in SIOFA protected areas to be adopted and carried out. The EU had also tabled several propo... FULL STORY

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