Chapter 3. FAO Guidelines for Ecolabelling in Wild-Capture Fisheries

  1. Dr Trevor Ward2 and
  2. Prof. Bruce Phillips3
  1. Rolf Willmann,
  2. Kevern Cochrane and
  3. William Emerson

Published Online: 20 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch3

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Willmann, R., Cochrane, K. and Emerson, W. (2008) FAO Guidelines for Ecolabelling in Wild-Capture Fisheries, in Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice (eds T. Ward and B. Phillips), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

  2. 3

    Department of Environmental Biology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia

Author Information

  1. Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy

  1. The views expressed in this chapter are those of the authors. They do not necessarily represent the views of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), nor any of its members

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162661

Online ISBN: 9781444301380

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT);
  • examine WTO rules - ecolabelling policies;
  • regional fishery bodies (RFBs)];
  • Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs);
  • certification - integral and indispensable part;
  • geographical range of scheme – national, regional or international in scope;
  • Ramsar Convention on Biodiversity;
  • Convention on Biodiversity;
  • Committee on Fisheries (COFI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and capture fisheries

  • The origins of the ecolabelling debate in FAO

  • The development of the FAO ecolabelling guidelines

  • Conclusions

  • References