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New report: West Africa Task Force — Interagency Cooperation in the FCWC Region

Interagency cooperation has been a core element of the West Africa Task Force (WATF) since its formation in 2015....

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Progress and challenges in stopping illegal fishing in focus at West Africa Task Force meeting

The sixth meeting of the West Africa Task Force (WATF) held in Lomé, Togo from 5-7 June 2018 focussed...

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West Africa Task Force celebrates inaugural International Day for the Fight Against IUU Fishing

The International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing was celebrated for the first time...

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Stop Illegal Fishing 2017 Annual Report

2017 marks the tenth anniversary of Stop Illegal Fishing. In this time, we have made a substantial contribution to...

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Combatting Wildlife Trafficking Case Study Publication published by USAID

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have published a Combatting Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) Case Study Compilation, ‘Capacity...

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Chatham House forum addresses key issues of illegal fishing and fisheries related crime

Insurance, banking, credit lending and investments all play a vital role in illegal fishing practices, and were some of...

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Global NGO denounces Italian trawlers in protected zone east of Malta

NGO Oceana had flagged infractions a year ago, but claims they have not...

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Gambians Fight Chinese Fishmeal Factory as Fish Prices Soar, Stocks Fall

As foreign-owned fishmeal factories proliferate in West Africa to supply feed for overseas...

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Namibia: Fisheries Underspends By N$6,7m

THE fisheries ministry underspent by N$ 6,7 million for the financial year ended...

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Expert calls for closer monitoring of Nigeria’s waterways

A maritime expert, Mr Temisan Omatseye, has called for a closer monitoring of...

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Events

Our Ocean 2018

October 29 – October 30 Bali, Indonesia The Our Ocean conferences focus on...

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International Day for the Fight against IUU Fishing

5th June 2018 On 5 December 2017 the United Nations General...

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FishCRIME 2018

15 and 16 October 2018 Venue: UN City, Marmorvej 51, 2100, Copenhagen,...

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11th International Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Forum

3rd – 4th May 2018 Chatham House – London, UK. The...

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