Mercy Mangena, Administrator

Mercy has been working with Stop Illegal Fishing since it was founded in 2007. Mercy runs the office in Botswana, taking care of everything from the financial administration, personnel administration, procurement and transport.

Mercy ensures that the office functions effectively. Mercy has good logistical skills and plenty of experience in running workshops and meetings; she has been involved in over 40 meetings and events.

‘Over the last ten years Stop Illegal Fishing has developed from an idea into a real network of like minded people from all over the world who are working to stop illegal fishing. I am proud to be involved in this initiative and to be part of it’s success.’

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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