Document symbol: E/RES/1990/77
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Co-operation in fisheries in Africa.
Calls upon African States to develop joint research programmes, in particular for the evaluation and monitoring of shared stocks; calls upon African States to promote better integration of the fishery and aquaculture sector in their national economies in order to increase its contribution to development; urges African States to establish an intra-African information network on fishing vessels operating illegally, and, taking due account of existing international law, to propose measures to be instituted within the context of a regional legal framework to exclude such vessels; requests FAO and UNDP, in association with ECA, to assist African countries to establish such a network; calls upon African States to strengthen their co-operation in the implementation of projects for the management, exploitation and marketing of fishery and aquaculture products at the national, subregional and regional levels; requests Member States: (a) to make full use of advance marine training centres in Africa and to strengthen their role; (b) to promote the exchange of information, to make use of those centres with a view to the development and utilization of a standardized statistical system covering all aspects of fisheries at the subregional level; (c) to promote the joint negotiation of fishery agreements concerning the high-sea fleets of non-African countries; (d) to accord greater importance to the development of small-scale fishing whenever possible; (e) to improve the living conditions of African fishermen; (f) to give priority to multinational co-operation in fish marketing and preservation.Adopted without vote.
FAO - UNDP - IMO - UN. ECA - AQUACULTURE - FISHERY RESEARCH - FISHERIES - INFORMATION NETWORKS - REGIONAL COOPERATION - MARINE RESOURCES POLICY - TRAINING AND RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS - FISHERMEN - TAXATION - JOINT VENTURES - FISHERY PRODUCTS - FISHERY RESOURCES - FISHERY STATISTICS - FISHING VESSELS - INFORMATION EXCHANGE
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