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The first preliminary FAO global fish catch statistics for 1995 indicate that fish production has reached another record 112.9 million tons, representing an increase of 2.4 million tons over the 1994 figures, This increase is attributed to both capture and aquaculture fisheries, and fish production in the Near East Region is following the same trend. Throughout the Region, many countries have increased their annual capture and aquaculture landings- the Region's overall annual fish landings are now over 4 million tons.
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Recent News

 
Collaboration and sustainability in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden to be the focus of Regional Meeting in Cairo Collaboration and sustainability in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden to be the focus of Regional Meeting in Cairo
"23 Jun 2014"
Representatives from eight coastal countries of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden are being convened in Cairo, 22-24 June, .... Details
Regional consultation for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden Regional consultation for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden
"22 Jun 2014"
In the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (RSGA), fisheries and aquaculture are supported by an extremely fragile ecosystem that, in recent years, due to increasing demand for fish and i .... Details

Recent Events

 
Support to aquaculture production <br> Regional Commission for Fisheries meets to improve cooperation among Member Countries
Support to aquaculture production
Regional Commission for Fisheries meets to improve cooperation among Member Countries

"21 Oct 2014"
The combination of an increased demand for fish in the region of the RECOFI ‘s countries and the likelihood of reaching m ... Details
Regional consultation on Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden
Regional consultation on Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden
"22 Jun 2014"
In the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (RSGA), fisheries and aquaculture are supported by an extremely fragile ecosystem that, in ... Details

Press releases

 
Regional "conference on food security and income generation through reduction of losses and waste in ....
12 Dec 2013
In the Near East and North Africa region, the importance of addressing food security not only throug ....
Fish Stock Assessment Workshop ....
09 Dec 2013
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is holding a regional workshop in ....
FAO’s training to enhance fisheries planning and management capacities in Gulf Countries and Yemen ....
15 Sep 2013
As a part of a project aiming at supporting capacity development for fishery stock assessment in GCC ....