Addressing Fisheries Subsidies: A Quest for Sustainable Fisheries Production

This briefing paper highlights the impact of harmful subsidies on fisheries, requisite policy and governance measures necessary to ensure sustainability of fisheries production and trade, as well as the main issues with regard to the WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies. It concludes with approaches and suggestions that have been made in resolving the issue of harmful subsidies, towards sustainable management of oceans and marine resources.