The negotiating team for the European Union at the ongoing World Trade Organization talks on harmful fishery subsidies is insisting that any deal allow for continued tax exemptions for fuel purchases.
Bangladesh has immense potential to utilize the Blue Economy concept for the betterment of its economy. To attain the expected goal different stakeholders should work together. Some recommendations can be drawn below for the useful implementation of the Blue Economy concept in our country.
Every year, governments pay billions of dollars to their fishing industries to carry on fishing even though stocks are seriously depleted. The Geneva-based World Trade Organisation (WTO) is holding a ministerial conference on July 15 to seek an agreement on banning harmful fisheries subsidies, a main factor in overfishing.
A new World Bank report examines how subsidy reform can help safeguard the world’s foundational natural assets – clean air, land, and oceans. These assets are critical for human health
Supporting Marine Fishing Sustainably: A review of central and provincial government support for marine fisheries in Indonesia (IISD)
This report provides—for the first time—an open-access database of support measures for marine fisheries by the Indonesian central government and three provincial governments.
This policy brief: (i) highlights the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic across SIDS; (ii) provides an overview of the support delivered by development co-operation providers to face the crisis; and (iii) provides suggestions to ensure that international support can lead to a fast and sustainable recovery in SIDS: a ‘blue’ recovery.
Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are currently negotiating new multilateral disciplines to tackle the harmful fisheries subsidies that undermine marine resources, as well as the livelihoods and food
This policy brief explores some of the legal questions that have emerged in the negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) about a new rule that would prohibit subsidies from