NFDS

The Stop Illegal Fishing Secretariat is run by NFDS Africa a Botswana based fisheries and natural resources consultancy group that has been working to stop illegal fishing for the past two decades. NFDS Africa has provided strategic, technical and operational expertise to Stop Illegal Fishing since its formation and everyone at NFDS Africa is highly committed to the fight against illegal fishing in Africa and across the globe.

NFDS Africa’s network and experience in implementing programmes and initiatives across Africa, their technical knowledge in fisheries, IUU fishing, intergovernmental processes, their investigative and analytical capacity and their trade-mark edge on communications material all help to make NFDS Africa a good partner to support Stop Illegal Fishing.

 

Recent Posts

COFI 34

FAO Committee on Fisheries, Thirty-fourth Session 13-17 July 2020, Rome, Italy More information

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ASEAN Network for Combatting IUU Fishing established

Representatives from the FISH-i Africa and West Africa Task Forces participated in the...

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SADC holds dialogue meeting with international cooperating partners

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) established mechanisms to facilitate effective cooperation with...

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2019 FCWC Conference of Ministers

The annual Conference of the Ministers of the Fisheries Committee of the West...

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SIF News Categories

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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