[LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management: Managing fisheries and ecosystem interactions for social, economic and environmental benefits
The majority of the world’s fisheries are over exploited with the ecosystems that sustain them becoming increasingly degraded. Maintaining productive and sustainable fisheries is essential to feeding the planet’s growing population while also supporting local livelihoods and commercial industries. This policy brief highlights the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) as a means for sustainable fisheries, expanding on fisheries management to include additional ecosystem considerations. DISCLAIMER: These publications may be reproduced in whole or in part and in any form for educational or non-profit purposes without special permission from the copyright holder, provided acknowledgment of the source is made. For bibliographic purposes, this policy brief should be cited as: GEF LME:LEARN, 2020. Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management: Managing fisheries and ecosystem interactions for social, economic and environmental benefits. Paris, France.
29 Jun 2020