The objective of this workshop was to review the availability of data on the biology of the identified priority resources, catch and effort statistics for the relevant fisheries, other socio-economic statistics, results of stock assessments and other relevant research activities in member countries; to identify the major gaps in knowledge and information, priority areas for regional cooperation and potential joint activities; and to formulate the RECOFI work programme for regional cooperation in assessment of stocks and fishery status appraisal in the short and medium term. The workshop concluded with a set of recommendations that focused on improvement of data collection and monitoring capacity and members' contributions to scientific knowledge through joint activities. Includes CD-ROM.
Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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REPORT OF THE FAO/RECOFI WORKS
Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Tehran, the Islamic Republic of Iran, 26-29 July 2009