The background and objectives, research findings, and policy
recommendations of the project are presented. This research project
investigated the international trade in fisheries products and its
relationship to poverty alleviation and livelihoods of poor aquatic
resource users in developing countries in Asia, with the purpose of
identifying options to improve the effectiveness of poverty reduction in
international fisheries trade.
The research project methodology combined an overview analysis of trade
in fisheries products between Asia and the European Union, with detailed
case studies of two valuable fisheries commodities: shrimp (from
Vietnam) and marine ornamental species (from Indonesia and the
The International Seafood Trade: Supporting Sustainable Livelihoods Among Poor Aquatic Resource Users in Asia, Emerging Markets Group (EMG) Ltd, London, UK, 2 pp.
The International Seafood Trade: Supporting Sustainable Livelihoods Among Poor Aquatic Resource Users in Asia