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

Using innovative technology to increase oversight for safe, fair and legal fisheries in the FCWC region

The 13th session of the Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of...

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West Africa Task Force holds eleventh regional monitoring, control and surveillance meeting

The Fisheries Commission for the West Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC), through the...

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Lusophone Countries Commit to Cooperation to Fight IUU Fishing

Nine Portuguese-speaking countries met to discuss the challenges in combatting illegal, unreported and...

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Growing Blue and the value of ports for sustainable fishing

Mozambique has a coastline that extends for 2,700 kilometres and contains vital ecosystems...

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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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