NGO Tuna Forum Best Practices Guides

The NGO Tuna Forum convenes leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that focus on global tuna stock sustainability – including ISSF – to collaboratively develop fishery best practices.

The Forum has published two best-practices guides for regional fishery management organizations (RFMOs), fishery improvement projects (FIPs), fisheries management authorities, Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries with conditions, and commercial processing and harvesting sectors across the supply chain.

NGO Tuna Forum Members

NGO Tuna Forum member organizations are BirdLife International, Conservation International, Earthworm, Ecology Action Centre, Environmental Defense Fund, FishWise, Greenpeace, IPNLF, ISSF, Monterey Bay Aquarium, The Nature Conservancy, Ocean Outcomes, Olive Ridley Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Shark Project, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, and WWF.

Collective Best Practices for Well-Managed FAD Fisheries

Collective Best Practices for Well-Managed At-Sea Transshipment Guide

Our Advocacy Efforts

ISSF’s participation in the NGO Tuna Forum is just one component of our advocacy work for sustainable fishing policies and practices. Learn more about our advocacy expertise and outreach.

Advocacy Infographics

In our infographics library, you’ll find original ISSF graphics on key advocacy topics — including tuna RFMO port state measures and RFMO progress on implementing ISSF sustainable-fishing recommendations.