Benchmarking Study on International Aquaculture Certification Programmes

Author(s): 
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Switzerland and Norway
Year: 
2007
Location: 
Global
Type of Resource: 
Best Practice / Lessons Learned

In this study, WWF has identified four main areas of concern which must be addressed by any certification programme aiming to influence the long-term sustainability of the aquaculture industry. These areas are: Environmental issues, social issues, animal welfare and health and standard development and verification procedures.