"The mission of the Fisheries Department of FAO is to facilitate and secure the long-term sustainable development and utilization of the world’s fisheries and aquaculture."
"FAO's Major Programme on Fisheries aims to promote sustainable development of responsible fisheries and contribute to food security. To implement this Major Programme, the Fisheries Department focuses its activities, through programmes in Fishery Resources, Fishery Policy, Fishery Industries and Fishery Information on three medium-term strategic objectives:
- Promotion of Responsible Fisheries Sector Management at the Global, Regional and National Levels [...]
- Promotion of Increased Contribution of Responsible Fisheries and Aquaculture to World Food Supplies and Food Security[...]
- Global Monitoring and Strategic Analysis of Fisheries [...] "
Source: FAO Fisheries website