Publicado por: pongpesca | 2019/05/13

The costs of poor fishery management

fishing shore java id“Indonesia’s efforts to protect its fisheries, an important food source for the world’s fourth most populous country, by seizing and blowing up foreign poaching vessels has become well known globally and is paying off.
But, poaching is not the only problem the country’s intensively fished seas face. From the moment seafood are caught by local Indonesian fishers to being served on our plates, almost 40 per cent of them are lost and wasted due to poor fishery management. That’s worth around US$7.28 billion worth of fish products annually.
Indonesia wastes around 300 kilograms of food per person per year: seafood being among those deliberately thrown out. At the same time, 19 million people—or around 8 per cent of the total population—are still undernourished.”

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Fonte: Eco-Business, 13 de maio de 2019

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