Sally Frankcom, Vice Secretary

Sally joined the Executive Committee in 2021, having been involved with Stop Illegal Fishing since it was established in 2007.

As Stop Illegal Fishing’s communications expert Sally has worked to establish the organisation’s branding and develop communication strategies. Taking the lead on publications, branding and communications Sally has been responsible for many of SIF’s flagship publications and report material including work on NEPAD’s Partnership for African Fisheries, FISH-i Africa and the West Africa Task Force.

‘It has been a great privilege to be involved with Stop Illegal Fishing, and to see it grow from an idea to an effective organisation making change in a challenging environment. Out of the spotlight there are real people making a real difference in a way that will create lasting change and benefit future generations.’

Recent Posts

COFI 35 advances international efforts to combat illegal fishing

The 35th session of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Committee on Fisheries...

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Nigeria becomes party to FAO Agreement on Port State Measures

Nigeria has become the latest country to become party to the 2009 Food...

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Fourth Meeting of the Parties to the PSMA

08 May 2023 to 12 May 2023 Indonesia The Fourth Meeting of the...

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COFI 35 endorses Voluntary Guidelines for Transshipment

The 35th Session of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Committee on Fisheries...

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What impact are we having?

The Issues

One in four fish in Africa is caught illegally, this threatens the sustainability of fish stocks, damages the ecosystem and deprives governments of income and people of livelihoods.

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Our Approach

Creating change by informing policy and practice, our hands on experience and investigative work means we are often the first to spot new trends and find ways to challenge these.

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Our Initiatives

Illegal fishing is a complex issue that requires multifaceted responses. Stop Illegal Fishing are working with a range of organisations to bring about change.

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