Vietnam to complete fishery management institutions in Q4 Society

Vietnam to complete fishery management institutions in Q4

The Directorate of Fisheries (DoF) is striving to complete institutions for sustainable and responsible fishery management in the fourth quarter of 2021, and quickly address the European Commission (EC)’s recommendations related to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
EC to review Vietnam's efforts against IUU at online meeting Society

EC to review Vietnam's efforts against IUU at online meeting

A delegation from the European Commission (EC) will convene an online meeting with the Directorate of Fisheries on October 27 to review Vietnam’s efforts against illegal, unreported and undocumented fishing (IUU), said the directorate's Deputy General Director Nguyen Quang Hung.
Fishing vessels to be closely controlled to end IUU Society

Fishing vessels to be closely controlled to end IUU

Preventing and ending vessels’ illegal fishing overseas is the first requirement to lift “yellow card” warning by the European Commission, said Deputy General Director of the Directorate of Fisheries Nguyen Quang Hung.
Vietnam needs seafood solutions Business

Vietnam needs seafood solutions

Vietnam needs to strengthen measures to achieve the sustainable development of seafood exports to the EU market, especially after the EVFTA comes into effect, according to experts.
Gov’t joins hands with int’l oganisations to tackle ocean plastic pollution Environment

Gov’t joins hands with int’l oganisations to tackle ocean plastic pollution

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Directorate of Fisheries, in collaboration with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Center for Supporting Green Development (Greenhub), held a workshop on September 25 to tackle the issue of ocean plastic waste in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Vietnam, US to strengthen fishery law enforcement capacity Business

Vietnam, US to strengthen fishery law enforcement capacity

The Directorate of Fisheries at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the US Department of State signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on July 22 in Hanoi on strengthening fishery law enforcement capacity.
Tra fish industry may fully recover in Q3: directorate Business

Tra fish industry may fully recover in Q3: directorate

Vietnam’s tra fish exports fell 29.3 percent year on year to 334 million USD in the first three months of this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the industry – a big foreign currency earner – may fully recover in the third quarter, according to the Directorate of Fisheries.
Fishery sector seizes opportunities to boost exports Business

Fishery sector seizes opportunities to boost exports

Despite facing an array of difficulties in export markets and particularly challenges in removing the European Commission (EC)’s “yellow card” warning against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the domestic fishery sector has worked out measures to make use of export opportunities.
Solutions sought to protect aquatic resources Society

Solutions sought to protect aquatic resources

Solutions to protect and develop aquatic resources were the focus of a conference held in Hanoi on December 19 by the Vietnam Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
EC’s inspectors to check Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat Business

EC’s inspectors to check Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat

An inspection team from the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will visit Vietnam from November 5 – 14 to conduct the second review of Vietnam’s implementation of recommendations regarding illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to a Vietnamese official.
Shrimp export falls 8.1 percent in eight months Business

Shrimp export falls 8.1 percent in eight months

Vietnam exported 1.93 billion USD worth of shrimp during January-August, down 8.1 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries.