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South-central coastal localities implement Law on Fisheries

South-central coastal localities implement Law on Fisheries

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong on August 13 urged all cities and provinces in the south-central coastal region to accelerate action programmes to implement the Law on Fisheries and address the “yellow card” warning of the EC on Vietnamese seafood over illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Kien Giang urged to protect aquatic resources

Kien Giang urged to protect aquatic resources

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has been advised to combine fishing activities with the protection of aquatic resources, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam.

Vietnam works to get EC’s yellow card removed

Vietnam works to get EC’s yellow card removed

VOV.VN - Last year, Vietnam earned US$8.3 billion from seafood exports. But late last October, the European Commission (EC) imposed a yellow card warning on Vietnam’s seafood for failing to make progress in fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Ca Mau tightens control of fishing fleet

Ca Mau tightens control of fishing fleet

The southernmost province of Ca Mau is tightening control of local fishing vessels operating at sea in line with national efforts to fight illegal, unreported and uncontrolled (IUU) fishing.

Vietnam acts to meet requirements on IUU control

Vietnam acts to meet requirements on IUU control

A delegation of the European Commission (EC) is visiting Vietnam from May 15-24 to inspect the outcomes of the country’s measures to control illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

EC delegation inspects Vietnam’s efforts to fight IUU fishing

EC delegation inspects Vietnam’s efforts to fight IUU fishing

A working delegation of the European Commission (EC)’s Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries began a fact-finding trip to Vietnam on May 15 to inspect the implementation of recommendations related to the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, said a local official.

Vietnam works hard to respond to EC’s warning of IUU fishing

Vietnam works hard to respond to EC’s warning of IUU fishing

Vietnam has been active in implementing nine recommendations related to the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing of the European Commission (EC) to ensure responsible and sustainable fisheries, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong.

No more illegal fishing since beginning of 2018

No more illegal fishing since beginning of 2018

There are no longer fishing boats that have committed illegal catching since the beginning of 2018, heard a conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on May 5.

Quang Ngai prevents illegal fishing in foreign waters

Quang Ngai prevents illegal fishing in foreign waters

The central coastal province of Quang Ngai has deployed tough measures to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in foreign waters, especially after the European Commission (EC) issued a “yellow card” warning to the country’s fishery sector.

Quang Tri joins national efforts to combat illegal fishing

Quang Tri joins national efforts to combat illegal fishing

The central coastal province of Quang Tri has enhanced surveillance of offshore fishing vessels as part of efforts to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, especially after the European Commission (EC) issued a “yellow card” warning to the country’s fishery sector.

Solutions sought for sustainable fishery in Phu Yen

Solutions sought for sustainable fishery in Phu Yen

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the People’s Committee of Phu Yen province co-hosted a conference on April 6 to seek ways to promote sustainable development of the local fishery sector.

EC launches investigation of steel imports

EC launches investigation of steel imports

The European Commission (EC) has decided to initiate a safeguard investigation concerning imports of 26 steel products, including those from Vietnam, to its member countries.

EC ready to support Vietnam in fighting IUU fishing: EU commissioner

EC ready to support Vietnam in fighting IUU fishing: EU commissioner

The European Commission (EC) is willing to cooperate and support Vietnamese authorities in their reforms to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, said Karmenu Vella, Commissioner of the European Union for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.

Ba Ria-Vung Tau races to combat IUU fishing

Ba Ria-Vung Tau races to combat IUU fishing

The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, along with other Vietnamese localities, is racing to address illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as there is only more than a month left before the deadline to show progress to the European Commission (EC) in solving the problem.

Phu Yen takes urgent measures against illegal fishing

Phu Yen takes urgent measures against illegal fishing

The south central province of Phu Yen is taking urgent measures to curb illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities, as part of the national effort to tackle the European Commission’s IUU yellow card.