Month: September 2023

TAKING STOCK: FiTI initiates online transparency assessment of fisheries management information for China

The Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) has initiated today a TAKING STOCK assessment for China to strengthen global understanding of transparency in marine fisheries management. As the thirteenth country to undergo such an assessment, China will benefit from a complete review of publicly available information regarding the country’s marine fisheries sector…


New report shows benefits for FiTI countries when seeking eco-certification of fisheries

A recent study, published by Naunet Fisheries Consultants, analysed the impact of improving government transparency in fisheries according to the FiTI Standard on eco-certification efforts, and whether existing certification efforts incentivise national authorities to improve transparency of fisheries management. In the late 1990s, voluntary third-party certifications of fish and seafood…