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 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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