Commission for the Mediterranean - Consisting of 22 Member
countries along with the European Community, the GFCM’s objectives
are to promote the development, conservation, rational management
and best utilization of living marine resources, as well as the
sustainable development of aquaculture in the Mediterranean, Black
Sea and connecting waters. Membership is open to both Mediterranean
coastal states and regional economic organizations as well as to
United Nations member states whose vessels engage in fishing in
Fishery and Aquaculture Country Profile for Israel
- aquatic species caught by country or area, by species items, by
FAO major fishing areas, and year, for all commercial, industrial,
recreational and subsistence purposes. The harvest from mariculture,
aquaculture and other kinds of fish farming is also included.
Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research
Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute
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ventures with Israeli companies and in the Israeli marketplace
AQUASTAT is FAO's global information
system on water and agriculture developed by the Land and Water
Division. It collects, analyses and disseminates data and
information by country and by region. Its aim is to provide users
interested in global, regional and national analyses with
comprehensive information related to water resources and
agricultural water management across the world, with emphasis on
countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Ministry of Agriculture - Fishery and Aquaculture Department
- The Fishing and Aquaculture operates within the framework of the
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and under its authority, according
to the Fishing Ordinance of 1973. The division is engaged in a wide selection of
Managing a fishing interface in the Mediterranean Sea, Eilat
Bay and Lake Kinneret. Issuing individual fishing permissions and for fishing
boat owners. Supervising and preventing transgressions of the Fishing Ordinance.
Preventing the invasion of fish species that might damage
the fish and the natural environment. Introducing new species in quarantined
spaces. Veterinarian service. Coaching, promoting and developing fish and
Aquaculture industries. Fishing and Aquaculture research. Export and import
permissions. Assisting in prescribing medications for the use of farmers.
Coaching and training different and diverse model fish farms Collecting
continuous data regarding fish and Aquaculture industries, and publicizing it in
an annual report. Professional support for entrepreneurs. Restoring and
maintaining fishing ports.
Health Index Israel - The Ocean Health Index is a valuable tool for the
ongoing assessment of ocean health. By providing a means to advance
comprehensive ocean policy and compare future progress, the Index
can inform decisions about how to use or protect marine ecosystems.
The Index is a collaborative effort, made possible through
contributions from more than 65 scientists/ocean experts and
partnerships between organizations including the National Center for
Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Sea Around Us, Conservation
International, National Geographic, and the New England Aquarium.
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