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

Stop Illegal Fishing Joins International Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance Network as an Observer

Stop Illegal Fishing is delighted to have been accepted as an official Observer...

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Third Meeting of the Parties to the 2009 FAO Agreement on Port State Measures

Hosted by the European Union Brussels, Belgium [virtual] 31 May – 4 June...

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Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop

The International MCS Network is pleased to convene its first virtual Global Fisheries...

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New publication: How to Stop Illegal Fishing: Stateless Vessels

A new publication, How to Stop Illegal Fishing: Stateless Vessels provides enforcement officers,...

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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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