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World Tuna Day: Indonesian tuna remains safe and sustainable

Mei, 02 2024

World Tuna Day, celebrated on May 2nd each year, was established to raise awareness about the importance of tuna and to promote sustainable fisheries management practices.

Indonesia is home to various species of tuna, which are highly valued for both domestic consumption and international trade. Sustainable management practices are essential to ensure the long-term viability of tuna fisheries and the conservation of these valuable marine resources.

Ministry of Marine and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia has also cooperated with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) where The MSC certification process involves assessing fisheries against strict sustainability. Indonesia also actively promoting the sustainable in some shows the international exhibition as Seafood Expo North America (SENA) 2024 in the United States and Seafood Expo Global (SEG) 2024 in Spain, the tuna has exhibited with and implement traceability and sustainability.

As a result, SENA visitors are captivated by Indonesian tuna which is shown by the achievement of a potential tuna transaction value of 50.45% or USD29.50 million from a total value of USD58.47 million during SENA 2024. As for SEG, the potential value of tuna transactions amounted to 21.62% or USD13.79 million out of a total value of USD63.8 million

Overall, Indonesia has participated in raising awareness of the importance to protect and sustainably manage tuna stocks for present and future generations.

Source : https://indonesiaseafood.id/