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International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)

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International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)


International Institute of Fisheries Economics Trade (IIFET) is an international group of economists, government managers, private industry members, and others interested in the exchange of research and information on marine resource issues.

IIFET was founded in 1982 to promote interaction and exchange between people from all countries and professional disciplines about marine resource economics and trade issues. Among the many interests of our members are fisheries and, marine resource economics, fisheries management, seafood trade and markets throughout the world, aquaculture economics, and fisheries development. Industry members, government and academic researchers and managers from over 60 countries benefit from membership in IIFET's network.

IIFET is a membership organization open to any interested individual. Members elect an Executive Committee of nine members, including a President and President-Elect, representing all of the world's fishing regions. The President, President-Elect and Executive Committee address policy issues, choose conference sites, and assist in organizing conferences. Day to day business is carried out by the IIFET Secretariat, hosted by Oregon State University's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. These include publishing the IIFET Newsletter and IIFET Membership Directory, moderating the IIFET members-only electronic distribution list, maintaining the IIFET web site and membership database, facilitating communication and cooperation among members, assisting in conference organization and other administrative activities.

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Recent Submissions

  • Cheke, Abiodun O. (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2014-07-07)
    Fish consumption accounts for about 45% animal protein consumption in Nigeria, currently capture fisheries and the various value chain ( especially its marketing and distribution ) for fisheries and aquaculture products ...
  • Al-Masroori, Hussein Samh; Bose, Shekar (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2014-07-07)
    The Sultanate of Oman has devoted particular attention to promote sustainable development of the fisheries sector to ensure its long-term contributions to community welfare. Considering this strategically important initi ...
  • Anna, Zuzy; Fauzi, Akhmad (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2014-07-07)
    Optimal and sustainable fisheries industry can only be achieved with proper planning through the implementation of appropriate management instruments as well. Fisheries resources accounting is one of the planning instr ...
  • Inai, Hiroyuki (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2014-07-07)
    Lake Chad is an important fish supply centre in the semi-arid zone of West Africa. Processed Fish Trade (PFT) has catered neighbouring countries for a long time. However, Fresh Fish Trade (FFT) boomed due to severe droug ...
  • Hutniczak, Barbara (International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, 2014-07-07)
    Multispecies fisheries pose a considerable management difficulty with respect to quota allocation between species. The applicability is to single vessel and its individual quotas, as well as to the fleet as a whole. Nega ...