Find out more about the objectives and activities of the Developing World Program
Find out more about the developing world fisheries that are already engaged in the MSC certification program.
A range of materials and resources aimed at helping developing world fisheries move towards MSC certification.
Information and tools for fisheries that wish to be certified as sustainable but do not yet meet the MSC Fisheries Standard.
Read about MSC work with small-scale and developing world fisheries in our newsletter.
Assessment methods for data-limited fisheries which allow them to demonstrate that they meet the MSC standard.
Information about costs of certification and funding opportunities
Nov 29, 2016
The Canada 4VWX purse seine herring fishery in the Bay of Fundy area is the third and largest Canadian herring fishery to achieve MSC certification
Mexican fishery achieves sustainability certification for Southern Gulf of California Thread Herring
Nov 28, 2016
The Southern Gulf of California Thread Herring fishery has achieved certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard.
Nov 15, 2016
A second round of funding (GFSF) to support fishery science research and projects has been opened.