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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

Find out more about the objectives and activities of the Developing World Program

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

Assessment 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

Tools for Fisheries Improvement

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

Latest news

Large Scandinavian fisheries enter MSC assessment

Apr 07, 2015

Fisheries from Denmark and Sweden catching four species aim to bring 500,000 tonnes of sustainable seafood, fish oil and fishmeal to European markets.

Partner release: Seafish and MSC unveil first of their kind ‘roadmaps’ for sustainable fisheries throughout England

Apr 01, 2015

Roadmaps will help secure seafood supplies from traditional inshore fleets.

First ever European anchovy fishery receives MSC certification

Apr 01, 2015

The Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay) anchovy fleet, a collaboration between several fishing guilds, achieves certification for it sustainable practices.

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