Ismail Muhiyadin, Special Advisor Somalia

Ismail Muhiyadin is a Somali born Norwegian citizen with longstanding experience in sustainable development including the compilation of data on illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU) and piracy off the Somali and Aden coasts.

Ismail moved to Norway 20 years ago as a refugee where he serves as a politician, advocating to minimise the gap between ecology and policies. Ismail contributes to his community by integrating minority youth through sports and dialogue. In addition he coordinates a programme of drug awareness and anti-crime measures in Trondheim.

Ismail has kept a close association with his Somali homeland and has been involved in many projects that have been implemented in Somalia.

Recent Posts

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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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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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