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Developing world program

Ensuring developing world and small scale fishery participation in the MSC.

MSC developing world program

About the Developing World Program

Ensuring developing countries can access the conservation and economic benefits of MSC certification.

Developing world fisheries participating in the MSC program

Find out more about the developing world fisheries that are already engaged in the MSC certification program.

Resources, links and support

A range of materials and resources aimed at helping developing world fisheries move towards MSC certification.

2014 Developing World Fisheries Conference

Learn more about MSC's Second Developing World Fisheries Conference

Contact us

The MSC Developing World Team is here to help. If you have questions please get in touch.

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Data-limited fisheries

Methods for data-limited fisheries which allow them to demonstrate that they meet the MSC standard.

Governance

Find out more about how developing world topics are considered in MSC governance

Costs of certification and Funding

Information about costs of certification and funding opportunities for developing world fisheries.

Tools for fisheries improving towards MSC certification

Improvement tools for fisheries that wish to be certified but do not yet meet the MSC standard.

Latest news

New fisheries certified, re-certified and in assessment

Oct 30, 2014

Since our last newsletter in June, two fisheries were certified, one was re-certified and two entered full assessment in the Americas region.

Fisheries leaders set their sights on a more sustainable future for African oceans

Oct 16, 2014

Fisheries leaders from across government, NGOs and industry have gathered in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss solutions to over fishing.

New Chairman for MSC Developing World Working Group

Oct 15, 2014

The Marine Stewardship Council’s Developing World Working Group has appointed Professor Eyiwunmi Augustine Falaye as its new chairperson.

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