Increase Subsidies That Are Conducive To Biodiversity
The original indicator name: a subsidy measure that is not conducive to biodiversity and reduce the negative impact
PSBR model type
14.6.1 Subsidies for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities will not be granted.
Aichi Biodiversity Targets
Target 4 By 2020, at the latest, Governments, business and stakeholders at all levels have taken steps to achieve or have implemented plans for sustainable production and consumption and have kept the impacts of use of natural resources well within safe ecological limits.
The trend of various subsidies over the years can be used as a reference for the revision of fishery policy. Increasing positive subsidies (that is conducive to biodiversity) will help the restoration of fishery resources.
Definition and Calculation
- Whether some of the fishery subsidies are positive or negative is still controversial. The subsidies for gas used and incentives for fishing moratorium account for the majority.
- The data of the positive subsides index adopts the subsidy amount per year of the fishing moratorium.
- The data of subsidies for fishing moratorium comes from the final accounts of the Fisheries Agency, Council of Agriculture and its affiliated units, which is part of the central government’s final accounts, in units of thousand yuan.
According to the final accounts of the Fisheries Agency, Council of Agriculture and its affiliated units in 2018, the amount of subsidies for fishing moratorium in 2018 was 158,017 thousand NTD.
Data Management Authorities
Fisheries Agency, Council of Agriculture