PNoy welcomes PH's removal from Euro fishing blacklist
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The country’s fishing industry directly employs 1.4 million people, while another three million are employed in fishing-related industries. Philippine efforts included the implementation of Executive Order No. 154 on the National Plan of Action on IUUF signed by President Aquino in December 2013 and the passage of Republic Act No. 10654 (Amendments to the Fisheries Act) in March 2015, which included stringent sanctions and effective measures to address all aspects IUUF. The Philippines also entered into bilateral cooperation with countries in the Pacific to ensure traceability of catches made by Philippine long-distance fleets in waters outside of Philippine jurisdiction.
Namit, M. S. (2015, April 24). PNoy welcomes PH's removal from Euro fishing blacklist. Manila Bulletin, p. 5.
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