Trygg Mat Tracking

Stop Illegal Fishing work together on the FISH-i Africa Task Force, where TMT are a part of the Technical Team, and on the West Africa Task Force, where Stop Illegal Fishing provide technical support on communications and awareness.  

Gunnar Album founded Trygg Mat Tracking (TMT) in 2013. Gunnar was a pioneer in the field of the dedicated analysis and tracking of fishing vessels and their owners. Before most others, Gunnar clearly saw the gap in the systematic collection and analysis of fisheries intelligence, and the need for it to be shared, particularly with those countries that did not have the experience to gather and analyse fisheries intelligence, or the resources to manage their fisheries effectively.

TMT provides expert fisheries intelligence analysis to national authorities and relevant international institutions, in support of enforcement actions and broader improvements in fisheries governance. This is achieved through a combination of close cooperation and information sharing with government agencies, through fisheries intelligence gathering and analysis, vessel tracking and the development of technology that assists in the capture of information on fisheries crimes.

Recent Posts

Tenth meeting of the West Africa Task Force celebrates progress to end illegal fishing

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

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The Role of Observers in Combatting IUU Fishing in SADC Region

11 October 2021 12H00 – 13H00 (UTC) SADC WEBINAR SERIES SADC Secretariat, in...

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7th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop

1-5 August 2022 Halifax, Canada The 7th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop (GFETW)...

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SADC Webinar on Port State Measures- Keeping Illegally Caught Fish out of SADC Markets

09 September 2021 11H00 – 13H00 (UTC+2) Commemorating 20 Years of the SADC...

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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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