Several years after the Panama small pelagics fishery was accepted onto the MarinTrust Improver Programme (IP), the fishmeal and fish oil production plants sourcing from it have demonstrated full compliance and just gained MarinTrust certification.
The Gulf of Thailand mixed-trawl Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) fishery has been accepted onto the MarinTrust Improver Programme (IP). It is the first FIP accepted onto the IP as part of the multispecies pilot project and is led by the Thailand Sustainable Fisheries Roundtable (TSFR).
MarinTrust organised a workshop to discuss the revised version of the multispecies pilot assessment criteria based on learnings from the Gulf of Thailand Mixed-trawl Fishery and feedback from the peer review process.
Nicola Clark (Impacts Manager) and Deirdre Hoare (Fisheries Science Manager) from IFFO RS provided training to Certification Body (CB) staff and auditors in Bangkok on the IFFO RS Improver Programme (IFFO RS IP) application procedures and an update on the IFFO RS multispecies fishery pilot projec