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 Officer 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

SADC Webinar on Port State Measures- Keeping Illegally Caught Fish out of SADC Markets

09 September 2021 11H00 – 13H00 (UTC+2) Commemorating 20 Years of the SADC...

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New report explores the role of the SADC Fisheries MCS Coordination Centre in protecting our fisheries

As the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) celebrates twenty years since the SADC...

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SADC Webinar series: Protecting Our Fisheries – Working Towards a Common Future

25 August 2021 11H00 – 13H00 (UTC+2) Commemorating 20 Years of the SADC...

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New report: Regional Cooperation to stop illegal fishing

A new report written by Stop Illegal Fishing, ‘Regional Cooperation to Stop Illegal...

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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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