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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

Read about developing world and community fisheries in the developing world program newsletter.

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

French retail giant Carrefour sponsors producers' organisation for assessment of its sole fishery

Nov 27, 2014

Carrefour, is offering its financial support to FROM Nord to encourage the Eastern Channel and North Sea sole fishery to begin an MSC assessment.

Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery earns MSC re-certification

Nov 25, 2014

The Pacific hake mid-water trawl fishery, which operates off the west coast of the United States and Canada, has achieved MSC re-certification.

Fisheries update: November 2014

Nov 21, 2014

New fisheries from around the world have been certified to and entered assessment against the MSC standard for sustainability.

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