Fishing & Living celebrates World Tuna Day in Vietnam

The United Nations (UN) established World Tuna Day on May 2 to raise awareness about the importance of tuna and to promote more sustainable fishing practices. It was observed for the first time in 2017. On May 18, 2019. Fishing and Living in cooperation with the Vietnam Tuna Association and with the support of the … More Fishing & Living celebrates World Tuna Day in Vietnam

F&L, VINATUNA and local supplier organize FIP training workshop for Phu Yen fishermen

On January 19, 2019, Fishing & Living Program together with VINATUNA and Hong Ngoc Company organized a training workshop on ” Tuna Fishing Improvement in Phu Yen” for Tuna in Phu Yen province. In this training workshop, various elements of the FIP and market demand for sustainability were presented including eco- labels, MSC certification, world … More F&L, VINATUNA and local supplier organize FIP training workshop for Phu Yen fishermen

F&L and VINATUNA organize another fishermen training workshop in Phu Yen

As part of the Vietnam Yellowfin FIP program, the Fishing & Living Program together with the Vietnam Tuna Association (VINATUNA) organized a training workshop for local tuna fishermen in two ports of  Tuy Hoa city, in the central province of Phu Yen on December 16th , 2018. The training was attended by more than 40 tuna … More F&L and VINATUNA organize another fishermen training workshop in Phu Yen

Vietnam FIP: F&L develops an app to collect information on bycatch

Currently bycatch data is not collected consistently in fishermen logbooks. Therefore, Fishing & Living developed an app to collect data about bycatch species in handline and longline fisheries in Vietnam.  The app allows the surveyor to interview fishermen about their bycatch and is being tested in 3 tuna fishing ports. So far, the app has generated … More Vietnam FIP: F&L develops an app to collect information on bycatch

Vietnam FIP: raising awareness on vulnerable species through calendars

Fishing & Living designed and distributed calendars for fishermen to raise awareness on the importance of protecting turtles and sharks. For each month, there is some information and facts of the vulnerability and importance of different species of turtles and sharks. For example for January, the caption reads “For every 10,000 eggs laid on the … More Vietnam FIP: raising awareness on vulnerable species through calendars

Anova Food USA makes commitment at the Our Oceans Conference 2018

During the Our Oceans conference 2018 that took place in October in Bali, Anova Food USA, committed to sourcing 100% of its tuna from traceable, sustainable sources by 2020. This represents 18,900 MT globally, including 6,600 MT from Indonesia. Sustainably sourced means either, in a credible Fishery Improvement Project or, certified against the Fair Trade and/or … More Anova Food USA makes commitment at the Our Oceans Conference 2018