Small-scale tuna fishers earn MSC certification in historical first
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Small-scale fishers bring home a big win on the road towards sustainable fisheries. A group of small-scale tuna fishers and tuna processor-exporters were certified under the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) on October 19th, in a historical first for the Philippines. The Philippine Tuna Handline Partnership (PTHP), a group of small-scale fishers and exporters, operates in the tuna fisheries of Mindoro Strait and Lagonoy Gulf. The PTHP was formally organized in 2019, and began the full MSC assessment process in March of 2020.
Small-scale tuna fishers earn MSC certification in historical first. (2021, October 21). Daily Guardian, pp. 8, 10.
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