Implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries in the Marine Fisheries Sector

Purwito Martosubroto


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The adoption of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF) in 1995 marked the new era for the fishery sector in the context of sustainable development. Failures in curbing overfishing and habitat degradation in many parts of the world contributed to the holdings of various regional and global meetings and workshops leading to the birth of CCRF. This following article describing about the implementation of this particular code in several countries, especially South Asia and South East Asia such as Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

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