The 15th INFOFISH World Tuna Trade Conference and Exhibition started today (28th May) in Bangkok at the Shangri-La hotel. The meeting brings together all of the global industry from harvesting through processing and marketing of tuna, as well as manufacturers and suppliers of equipment.
The opening address confronted issues in the industry and what needs to be done to ensure long term sustainability.
Key Traceability director, Iain Pollard, led discussions on Meeting Market Requirements for Longline Tuna Fishing using our Pacific Longline Tuna FIP as a case study.
Further to this, Key Traceability presented on the planned electronic monitoring program to monitor catch vessels and transshipment at sea which is being implemented, in part, to improve the understanding of ecological risks from bycatch at the joint SFP/TNC Bycatch workshop.