IFFO RS gave an update on the development of its multispecies criteria and on the new changes to the IFFO RS Improver Programme Application Procedures to a full room where the Director General of the DoF Dr. Adisorn Promthep and TSFR members including its president Mr.
Nicola Clark (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator) represented IFFO RS at a series of workshops in SE Asia (Bangkok, Thailand; Surabaya, Indonesia; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) provided by the Pew Charitable Trusts on IUU fishing in the region and how industry can help reduce its risk i
Nicola Clark (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator) and Deirdre Hoare (Fisheries Science Manager) from IFFO RS provided training to assessors in London on the IFFO RS IP application procedures and the IFFO RS Fishery Assessment process in relation to FIPs.
During the IFFO members meeting in Madrid, Spain, Libby Woodhatch (Executive Chair, IFFO RS Governing Body) and Francisco Aldon (General Manager at IFFO RS) met with Brian Murtagh (AnimalFeeds) to congratulate the Panama FIP stakeholders on their transition to the new IFFO RS IP application proce
The MPSG met during the Brussels Seafood Expo to discuss the continued development of the IFFO RS Multispecies Pilot project and share information with representatives from developing FIPs in Thailand and Vietnam.
Prior to the SeaWeb conference in Bangkok, Thailand, the MPSG lead by IFFO RS, met to discuss the continued development of the IFFO RS Multispecies Pilot project and share information with representatives from the developing FIPs in the Gulf of Thailand and Vung Tau, Vietnam.
Following the transition of the Panama small pelagics Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) to the new IFFO RS Improver Programme (IFFO RS IP) application procedures against V2.0 of the IFFO RS standard in April 2019, Procesadora Bayano S.A.
In order to demonstrate continued improvement of IFFO RS accepted FIPs, new applicants have to provide evidence of actions completed after 6-months following final acceptance onto the IFFO RS Improver Programme. This is to ensure appropriate actions have been completed or are in progress.
IFFO RS is delighted to announce that the Indian Oil Sardine (Goa and Maharashtra) and the Mauritanian small pelagics Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs) have successfully met the criteria for acceptance on to the IFFO RS Improver Programme (IFFO RS IP).