Strengthened capacity to prevent, deter and eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in the EA-SA-IO region.
LEVERAGING sustainable fisheries to build the africa we want
In order to combat IUU fishing, which causes economic and environmental losses as well as insecurity for the EA-SA-IO region, a regional fisheries monitoring program was launched in 2007. This initiative aims to pool the existing resources of the coastal countries of the region, by carrying out targeted and dissuasive controls based on the analysis of fleets’ activities using data relevant to the scale of action of each fishery.
E€OFISH continues the implementation of this programme and works for: