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This report describes the main challenges the MSC has faced in
developing and evolving its fisheries standard so that it represents
the MSC’s stated aim of fisheries management “best practice”. In particular, it examines the problem of defining a generic standard that is inclusive of all fisheries globally, and the work needed to keep up with the evolving science behind fisheries management.  It describes some of the policy projects developed by the MSC tocope with recent advances in best practice. Finally, it examine the successes of MSC certification and assess the contribution of certification to generating improvements in fisheries management.

Lead organization:
MSC
Study sector:
Seafood
Certification:
MSC
Study type:
Other
Study design & methods:
Other
Study scope:
Other
Primary Research Funders:
MSC
Name of lead contact:
D.J.Agnew