The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture - 2006 (SOFIA) | Land Portal

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December 2007
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FAODOCREP:8e3e5e3c-b91f-5d25-a70c-ec1fa678e82a
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170
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Several decades ago, the efforts of public administrations were concentrated on developing fisheries and aquaculture and ensuring growth in production and consumption. Then, in the 1980s, as many resources became fully or overexploited, the attention of policy-makers began to focus instead on fisheries management, in addition to development of aquaculture. Aquaculture continues to expand, while marine capture fisheries – when summed together worldwide – seem to have reached a ceiling. Reflecting the growing importance of aquaculture, The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2006 ends with a discussion of the challenges that aquaculture is facing as well as of the opportunities that are open to the sector. The discussion is based on a prospective analysis of the aquaculture sector worldwide, which was undertaken by FAO in the past two years.

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FAO Fisheries Department Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
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