Octopus closures to sustainable marine resource management planning, promoting equitable governance of tenure (including women and youth) in small-scale fishing communities in Zanzibar and in Tanzanian Coast through extending successful pilot initiatives.

ActionAid          ADPP       C3 Madagascar        IGAD        MCCNT        NNF         SOS-Sahel        UNDP-Mauritius        WWF-Kenya

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ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Completed Situational analysis: scoping and mapping exercise in 12 villages of Pangani, Pemba and Unguja districts - mainland Tanzania.
     

  • Meetings and presentations of project to Director of Fisheries, Principal Secretary of Ministry of Blue Economy and Fisheries of Zanzibar.  Project implementation planning will start in March.
     

  • Orientation planned for 3 project staffs who joined the project at Zanzibar office.

DURATION:

August 2020 - August 2024

BUDGET:

599,985.00  euros

IMPLEMENTER:

Mwambao Coastal Community Network Tanzania

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EXPECTED OUTPUTS:

  • Harmonised, enhanced and more effective local, national and bilateral fisheries co-management regimes established.

  • Databases and data sharing protocols for storage and analysis established.

  • A cost-effective programme for long-term ecological monitoring of fish stocks established.

  • Capacity building needs assessment conducted and plan for capacity building of stakeholders developed.

  • Basin-wide co-management regime for the transboundary fisheries enacted.

  • Bilaterally agreed and five-year costed implementation plan for the IFMP of the two basins.

ACTIVITIES:

  • Establish bilateral cooperation for sustainable management of the two basins, BASRB and ROLT.

  • Support the establishment and implementation of fisheries co-management system.

  • Capacity building of fisheries stakeholders.

  • Socio-economic assessment and support to gender inclusivity and ITK integration.

  • Monitoring and evaluation of planned activities.

  • Support to cross-border fisheries management for the respective basins.

  • Facilitate the interoperability of systems and exchange of data across the two basins.

  • Support improvements and harmonisation of fisheries assessment, data collection and data management.

  • Support to climate change smart fisheries.

  • Support capacity building for bilaterally harmonised enforcement, compliance and prosecution procedures in the fisheries sector.