Improvement of fishery statistics in the ASEAN region: Why? What? How?
Fishery statistics are widely recognized as an important tool for providing crucial help in determining national fisheries policies, formulating national management frameworks and actions, and understanding the status and trends of fisheries resources. It is nonetheless a fact that national fishery statistics systems of ASEAN member countries are currently not being effectively developed and implemented. This article highlight activities and achievement of the project in improving Fishery Statistics in the Asean Region from 2002 to 2005.