07 Oct A fish called development | Opinion | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

A fish called development | Opinion | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Posted on Eco-Business By Oby Ezekwesili and José Maria Figueres, and Pascal Lamy, this article highlights how crucial the elimination of harmful fisheries subsidies is, not only for conserving the ocean but for the credibility and achievement of the SDGs.

“The just-adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are expected to herald the start of a new era in global development, one that promises to transform the world in the name of people, the planet, prosperity, peace, and partnership. But there is an ocean of difference between promising and doing. And, while global declarations are important – they prioritize financing and channel political will – many of today’s pledges have been made before.”

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