July 27, 2022

DG Okonjo-Iweala calls for more support for sustainable fisheries, launches new report

Financial assistance must be expanded to help developing and least-developed country (LDC) members establish sustainable fisheries in light of an historic WTO agreement to curb harmful fishing subsidies, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said at an Aid for Trade Global Review event on 27 July, where a new report by the Secretariat was launched. The event also featured high-level officials from coastal economies and donor partners who expressed support for channelling more resources towards sustainable fisheries.

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