STRATEGIC ACTION 2.1
Support inter-regional, inter-agency/ governmental MCS cooperation, in view of more effective fight
against IUU fishing at regional level

PROGRESS RATE:

43%

BUDGET

2,396,700 Euros

FUND USED

133,845.69 Euros

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ACTIONS CARRIED OUT:

  • MCS assessment and Score Card – Draft Concept note and ToR developed

  • Inventory of regional inspection and SOPs established – inventory established

  • Re-evaluate the performances of the FMC and re-design the regional VMS centre-Ongoing

  • Study on the assessment of MCS legislation  - in combination with MCS assessment

  • MCS data sharing and interpretation – ongoing – reactivate StaRFISH & Regional VMS

  • Regional joint patrols in the zone of cooperation – ongoing - 2nd mission starts 17th May.

  • Joint Fisheries surveillance grant application underway and negotiation process completed.

  • RCU meetings – 3 virtual meetings undertaken

PLAN FOR 2021-2022

  • Technical supports to the existing WG and regulatory/enforcement national & regional institutions actively engaged in fighting IUU fishing

  • Regional Action plan including RFBs and countries formulated in a consultative approach

  • Roadmap with annual plans set for the implementation of joint patrols (PRSP)

  • Training workshops on accreditation of inspectors