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Belize Implements National Sustainable Fisheries Reforms

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Belize Implements National Sustainable Fisheries Reforms
(June 15, 2016) Secure Fishing Rights Approach Serves as Global Model for Small-Scale Fisheries (Belmopan, Belize – June 15, 2016) This week Belize becomes the first country in the world to adopt a national, multispecies secure fishing rights program for all of its small-scale fisheries. After a long struggle to address illegal and open-access fishing, a partnership of fishing communities and non-governmental organizations, under the leadership of Belize’s Fisheries Department, created a...

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