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

FAO International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability

18-21 November 2019, Rome, Italy. Marine and inland fisheries today are at an...

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World Oceans Day 2019 focussed on ‘Gender and Oceans’

World Oceans Day 2019 drew attention to the issues of gender and the...

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State lifts ban on fishing near Somalia border

The government has lifted the ban on fishing activities off the coast near...

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“LIBERIA NEEDS MORE INT’L SUPPORT TO EFFECTIVELY COMBAT IUU FISHING”-NAFAA

The official launch ofthe project, the 2009 FAO Agreement on Port State Measures...

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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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