NEPAD

Stop Illegal Fishing has worked closely with the NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa’s Development) since 2009 when it became a Working Group of the Partnership for African Fisheries a NEPAD initiative.

Stop Illegal Fishing continues to cooperate with the NEPAD Agency on issues of MCS and distilling African evidence into reform processes at home and internationally.

The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NEPAD Agency) facilitates and coordinates the development of NEPAD continent-wide programmes and projects, mobilises resources and engages the global community, regional economic communities and member states in the implementation of these programmes and projects. Stop Illegal Fishing works with the NEPAD Agency on formulating the African Voice, implementation of the Pan-African Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy Framework and Reform Strategy and preparing policy advice requiring input on issues of IUU fishing and MCS.

 

Recent Posts

Eighth meeting of the West Africa Task Force

The West Africa Task Force (WATF) of the Fisheries Committee for the West...

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Blue Oceans Conference calls for collaboration, transparency and port State measures to address illegal fishing

Building on the momentum begun by the United Nations Oceans Conference and the...

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Liberian authorities meet to build cooperation to stop illegal fishing

Representatives from seven Liberian agencies participated in the Liberian National Working Group (NWG)...

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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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