There are no easy answers to address the crisis of illegal fishing in Africa but we are committed to tackling the root causes of the problem in order to protect our oceans and those who depend upon them. Through a well-coordinated approach of robust policy making, building capacity, and providing the tools and mechanisms to implement change at national, regional and international levels, Stop Illegal Fishing is making a tangible difference.
We have built a team of specialists who understand international fisheries and have detailed knowledge of the complex multi-jurisdictional nature of illegal fishing and fisheries crimes.READ MORE
By working at national, regional and international levels Stop Illegal Fishing are creating a strong evidence based resource that can drive change and target action more effectively.READ MORE
By raising awareness we increase transparency, reduce corruption, increase peer pressure among nation States and MCS practitioners - and increase committment to stop illegal fishing.READ MORE
The work of Stop Illegal Fishing has been recognised internationally as innovative and effective. We aim to provide low cost scalable solutions to the issue of illegal fishing.READ MORE
Building human capacity enables better handling of the complex cases that result from the multi jurisdictional nature of fisheries violations and fisheries crimes.READ MORE
International policy processes
Stop Illegal Fishing work hard to support policy change. We are embedded in the political processes and organisations in Africa and help coordiante the 'African Voice' in international fora.READ MORE