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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

Sustainability of the Dutch pulse trawl fishery to be independently assessed

Mar 26, 2015

MSC assessment is an opportunity for open dialogue about the sustainability of pulse trawl fishing.

Russian fishing companies Vityaz-Avto and Delta enter MSC assessment for salmon

Mar 19, 2015

Kamchatka fishing companies Vityaz-Avto and Delta enter a new assessment to the MSC Fisheries Standard for stocks of three salmon species.

Costa Rican Nicoya Peninsula artisanal snapper fishery begins MSC assessment process

Mar 16, 2015

This is the first Central American and snapper fishery to enter the MSC program.

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