The growth in certification of marine fisheries in Southern Africa: Potential benefits and challenges
This report discusses potential benefits and challenges of certification schemes. It states that 'international ecolabelling initiatives are unde ...
Analysis of Expected Consequences for Developing Countries of the IUU Fishing Proposed Regulation and Identification of Measures Needed to Implement the Regulation - Phase 2
This report describes the findings of an evaluation of the expected impacts of Council Regulation (EC) No.1005/2008 of 29th September 2008 establishin ...
Corruption and Industrial Fishing in Africa
Africas marine resources are increasingly in demand and are gaining in geopolitical importance. Competition between key fishing nations for access and ...
Statement of Commitment by SADC Ministers Responsible for Marine Fisheries on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
This is the Statement of Commitment signed by ministers from SADC coastal states at the end of a ministerial conference in Windhoek, 2-4 July 2008, to ...
Stop Illegal Fishing in Southern Africa
This report looks at the status and impacts of IUU fishing in the southern African region, covering a number of themes and issues including internatio ...
Study and Analysis of the Status of IUU Fishing in the SADC Region and an Estimate of the Economic, Social and Biological Impacts
The study explores and helps to quantify the magnitude and types of Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing in the Southern African Developm ...
FAO Regional Workshop in Port State Measures to Combat IUU Fishing: Report
Representatives from Angola, Namibia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, South Africa and Tanzania met in Cape Town to discuss the issue of port state ...
The Kilifi Declaration of Intent on the Unsustainable & Illegal Exploitation of African Oceans
Unsustainable exploitation of marine resources in Africas oceans is occurring on a massive scale, causing the collapse of fisheries, the loss of ...
Southern and Eastern Africa Forum to Counter IUU Fishing
The Southern and Eastern Africa Forum to Counter IUU Fishing was hosted by the Government of Mozambique and co-supported by the Stop Illegal Fishing P ...
Programme of Support to Tackling IUU Fishing in Southern Africa: Programme Brief and Update no. 1
As a follow on action from the International High Seas Task Force, the UK Government has committed to support an African policy process to tackle IUU ...
SADC Protocol on Fisheries
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SADC Ministerial Conference
The SADC Marine Fisheries Ministerial Conference to Stop Illegal Fishing will take place over three days in Windhoek, Namibia 20-22 May 2008. The conf
Namibian Government - Ministry of Fisheries
Namibian Government department responsible for fisheries. Namibia is a member of the High Seas Task Force.
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Stop Illegal fishing
The commitment to stop illegal fishing already exists in Southern Africa. Countries, organisations and individuals are fighting illegal fishing on a daily basis. The Stop Illegal Fishing programme brings new international support to this fight. The Programme aims to facilitate a coherent regional commitment to tackling illegal fishing between the SADC coastal Member States of Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Tanzania.
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FOA helps combat illegal activities in line with its mandate
Fishing industry efficiently regulated
Fishing for alternatives
Mozambique: pirate fishing vessel forfeited to the state
Regional action needed to stop illegal trawlers
Safeguarding Africa's fishing waters: Regional action needed to stop illegal trawlers off the coast
Namibian minister becomes first individual to win FAO fisheries award
Namibia to launch first islands' marine protected area
Illegal fishing - Not here!
SEAFO attempts to protect deep-water fish species
Tanzania, SADC join forces against illegal fishing
EXPOSED! Pirates bankrolled by Spanish government
World's major fishing nations failing on sustainability: Scientists grade 53 major fishing nations on how they comply with UN's voluntary code of conduct
Illegal fishing must be tamed
Mozambique seeks international help to fight illegal fishing
Tightening control on illegal fishing
Namibia: country declares first marine reserve
Mozambique confiscates Namibian-flagged vessel
Mozambique to use seized Namibian ship to monitor coastal waters
This open access will deplete our fisheries
Mozambique fishing industry near collapse
Mozambique: Namibia awaiting information on seized fishing ship
Namibia pledges action against its ships for poaching
Govt strips Paloma V of Namibian flag
Namibia awaits Mozambique's official position on seized fishing trawler
Namibian vessel seized
Moz authorities seize shark-fishing ship
South Africa fisheries ministers agree to fight illegal fishing
Mozambique: country seizes Namibian pirate fishing ship
SA's and Namibians fish illegally in West Sahara
SADC Fisheries Ministers sign landmark IUU Agreement, and Mozambique applies it immediately
Africa: UK to support fight against illegal fishing
Southern African states move to eradicate pirate fishing
Africa urged to speed up control of illegal fishing
Namibian trawler netted in Pacific for illegal fishing
Namibian registered fishing vessel faces ban
Antarctic fishing pirates identified
Namibia: region battles with 'cancer' of fishing
Dar gets tough on illegal fishing
Southern Africa: SADC countries to toughen up on fighting illegal fishing
Namibia: illegal fishing cause for concern
Southern Africa gets tough on illicit fishing
Africa moves to stop fish theft
Pirate fishing boats target Africa
Regional conference to stop illegal fishing opens
Southern Africa: SADC loses billions to illicit fishing
SADC battling with illegal fisheries
Cape Town: Leading sustainable seafood programme expands into Southern Africa
Leading sustainable seafood programme expands into Southern Africa
Southern Africa: SADC fishing communities to add weight to curb fish plunder
Namibia: fishing conference postponed due to cabinet retreat
Namibia: fishing revenue expected to go up
NOAA plans to compile databases containing blacklisted vessels
Namibia: Sustainable use of renewable and non-renewable resources
Seized trawler absconds
Spanish threat to SA fish resources
Namibia: Regional fisheries watchdog sets fish quotas
Namibia: country urges fishing nations to join SEAFO
Namibia: concerns over SEAFO ratification delays
Namibia: two illegal fishing nets seized
Africa turns to satellites to curb fish poaching
Namibia to host fisheries secretariat
Call for commissioned research on Illegal fisheries in Eastern and Southern Africa
Namibia: world fish stocks dangerously depleted, Nam in danger area
Global fisheries collapse to hit Africa first
Namibia: Fisheries closure sparks new fears
Marine conservation progress welcomed
Namibia: Seafo bans shark finning
Government urged to save threatened British albatrosses breeding on South Atlantic islands
Joe Borg welcomes greater protection for marine resources in South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (SEAFO)
Namibia: preserve fish resources, sea life, urges prime minister
DFID to support Namibia in driving political action on illegal fishing in sub-Saharan Africa
Serving endangered species will land restaurants in hot water
May review of Fish Stocks Agreement to stress participation, implementation in order to reverse decline of fish stocks
Pirate trawlers face crackdown on overfishing
Pirate trawlers targeted by new green group
Illegal fishing worth $9bn a year, says report
The Billion Dollar Question: Stopping Illegal Fishing in Southern Africa
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