News

This news section provides an overview of our most recent activities and events:

SADC capacity development workshop on catch documentation schemes

19 November 2018


SADC capacity development workshop on catch documentation schemes with specific focus on the EU IUU Regulation 

Seventh meeting of the West Africa Task Force

12 November 2018


West Africa Task Force begins a second phase with a meeting in Nigeria

Eleventh FCWC Ministers Conference strengthens regional fisheries cooperation

30 November 2018


Eleventh FCWC Ministers Conference strengthens regional fisheries cooperation

Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, Kenya

29 November 2018


Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, Kenya

Strategic Environmental Assessments for the EEZ presented in Tanzania

8 November 2018


Strategic Environmental Assessments for the EEZ presented in Tanzania

The Ninth Session of the South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission (SWIOFC)

12 October 2018


The Ninth Session of the South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission (SWIOFC)

Working Party on Collaboration and Cooperation in Tuna Fisheries

22 September 2018


Working Party on Collaboration and Cooperation in Tuna Fisheries

Regional Training Workshop on Electronic Technologies used for Fisheries Management

8 September 2018


Regional Training Workshop on Electronic Technologies used for Fisheries Management

Strategic Environmental Assessment Scoping workshop held for Tanzania

30 August 2018


Strategic Environmental Assessment Scoping workshop held for Tanzania

NFDS provides fisheries awareness training to strengthen maritime safety and security in the Indian Ocean region

22 July 2018


Fisheries awareness training to strengthen maritime safety and security in the Indian Ocean region

The 33rd Session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI)

11 July 2018


The 33rd Session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI)

Fisheries legislative framework consultation in Tanzania

19 June 2018


Fisheries legislative framework consultation in Tanzania

Seventh meeting of the FISH-i Africa Task Force

28 June 2018


Seventh meeting of the FISH-i Africa Task Force was held in Maputo, Mozambique.

Sixth meeting of the West Africa Task Force

08 June 2018


The sixth meeting of the West Africa Task Force was held in Lome, Togo.

Nigerian agencies cooperate to stop illegal fishing

9 May 2018


The third meeting of the Nigerian National Working Group of the West Africa Task Force.

11th International Forum on IUU fishing

3 May 2018


The 11th International Forum on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing at Chatham House, London.

USAID Combatting Wildlife Tracking Learning Event

1 May 2018


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have published a Combatting Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) Case Study Compilation, ‘Capacity Building for Enforcement and Prosecution’. 

CRIMARIO training focuses on fisheries

1 May 2018


Training on fisheries in the WIO region for maritime analysts of national agencies involved in the action of State at sea. 

Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability EU/Africa DataLab

21 March 2018


SALT is being developed as a global alliance for knowledge exchange and action.

Institutional Collaboration on MCS in the South West Indian Ocean

9 March 2018


The meeting brought together relevant regional integration bodies, projects and other organizations. 

SafeSeas High Level Symposium on Capacity Building for Maritime Security

2 March 2018


The event brought together regional and international experts to discuss the importance of capacity building and the challenges posed by illegal fishing, fisheries crime and maritime domain awareness.

Tenth FCWC Ministers Conference results in agreements on information sharing and transhipment

4 January 2018


The meeting brought together officials from FCWC Member States as well as representatives from regional, international and non-governmental organisations.