“In July, the European Commission proposed a substantial package of reforms of the Common Fisheries Policy which are due to be voted on in the European Parliament next month. Alice Fourrier at Fride writes that the reforms overlook the growing problem of EU fishing vessels sailing outside of EU waters, particularly along the west coast of Africa. The article states that far from discouraging this practice, the current EU policy is to offer subsidies for fishing in foreign waters, which is badly damaging the livelihoods of African fishing communities.”
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Fonte: LSE – 31 Agosto de 2012