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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Department for International Development more like this
answering dept id 20 more like this
answering dept short name International Development remove filter
answering dept sort name International Development more like this
hansard heading West Africa: Fisheries more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is giving to West African countries that are victims of illegal fishing. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
uin 293485 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
answer text <p>DFID works closely with partner Governments to promote sustainable fishing practices, helping to reduce the impacts of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in West Africa and across the world.</p><p> </p><p>As part of our commitment to protecting the global environment, the Government has provided £250 million in funding to the Global Environment Facility’s 7<sup>th</sup> replenishment (2018-2022), which helps strengthen the management of fisheries and marine-protected areas.</p><p> </p><p>DFID provides a core contribution to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, which supports countries in sustainable fisheries management. Progress is set out in their flagship report ‘State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture’.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is also supporting sustainable small-scale aquaculture through the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research, and our support has contributed to improving the fish-based livelihoods of 51,235 households and 72,264 people.</p>
answering member constituency Pendle more like this
answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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answering member
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label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
tabling member
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label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this