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Good fisheries policies help the poor – Stephen Hall

A woman feeds fish in Bangladesh (image: WorldFish)

Fisheries policy makers are often chastised for not solving the problems of the global fishing industry — ensuring a constant supply of good-quality, affordable fish for the consumer and a satisfactory standard of living with fair recompense for the millions of fishers bringing home the catch. Why do they continue to get it wrong?

WorldFish Director General Stephen Hall argues in Devex that the needs of people — fisherman, processor and consumer — need to be placed at the center of decision making processes.

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