Declining fish stocks and degraded aquatic environments are easily overlooked in debates about sustainable development. This issue of id21 insights aims to bring these challenges forward. It examines the problems facing the fisheries sector and shows possible ways to address them. The issue includes short articles on: Investing in Africa's fisheries; Time to tackle illegal fishing; Aquaculture: benefiting rural and urban people; The role of NGOs in fishing; Achieving a sustainable global fish trade; FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries.
id21 insights 65, IDS, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 6 pp.