Millions of people in the Asian region depend on fisheries for a living,
and the sector is a major source of food security, employment, income and foreign exchange.

Regional Instruments

SEAFDEC: Regional Guidelines for Responsible Fishing Operations in Southeast Asia
  • :The objectives of the Regional Guideline are 1) to clarify the requirements, 2) to prioritize the required action; and, 3) to identify the areas which require special consideration in the regional context, contained in each paragraph of the relevant CCRF when the regional States implement the relevant CCRF.
  • :Non-Binding
  • :2006-05-12
  • :http://www.seafdec.net/rccrf/GL1.pdf