News & Events

Jul 26, 2017

INDIAN OCEAN COMMISSION RECOMMENDS NEW PRIORITIES FOR ADVANCING THE REGIONAL FISHERIES SURVEILLANCE PLAN TO REDUCE IUU FISHING

In July Secure Fisheries attended the Indian Ocean Commission’s Regional Fisheries Surveillance Plan meeting.  About 150 delegates attended, representing Somalia, Comoros, France/Reunion, Kenya... Read more
Jun 16, 2017

SAFE OCEAN NETWORK REVIEWS BEST PRACTICES FOR FISHING VESSEL INTELLIGENCE

Secure Fisheries’ Director Kaija Hurlburt and Senior Program Manager Robert Mazurek attended the second meeting of the Safe Ocean Network, held on June 15-16, 2017 in Washington, D.C. at the... Read more
Oceans Conference 2017 UN
Jun 05, 2017

OUR OCEAN CONFERENCE MAKES PROGRESS ON UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 14: LIFE BELOW WATER

Secure Fisheries’ Robert Mazurek is attending The United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (The Ocean Conference) in New York. The conference is a... Read more
Maritime Patrol
May 24, 2017

SECURE FISHERIES PRESENTS STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR COLLECTING FISHERIES INTELLIGENCE TO THE AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP STATION

On May 9th Secure Fisheries’ Senior Program Manager, Robert Mazurek attended the annual planning meeting of the African Partnership Station (APS) in Naples, Italy.  APS is U.S. Africa Command’s... Read more
May 07, 2017

Somali Regional Member States Reach Agreement on Licensing Foreign Fishing Vessels

At a meeting in Victoria, Seychelles, ministers from the Somali federal government and Regional Member States came to a preliminary agreement on licensing foreign fishing vessels operating in the... Read more
Stable Seas and Fishing in Somalia
May 03, 2017

Stable Seas: Somali Waters Report Launch

One Earth Future hosted a multi-stakeholder workshop to launch the inaugural Stable Seas: Somali Waters report on May 3. The event, co-sponsored by Oceans Beyond Piracy, OEF Research, and Secure... Read more
Africa Great Lakes Conference
May 02, 2017

Secure Fisheries Urges More Research on Cage Aquaculture at African Great Lakes Conference

Hundreds of scientists and policy makers gathered in Entebbe, Uganda for an historic conference on the African Great Lakes. Secure Fisheries’ Dr. Sarah Glaser spoke to the conference about the need... Read more
Apr 26, 2017

Foundational Ecological Research Is Key to Understanding Long-Term Impacts of Fisheries Development

Cage aquaculture of tilapia is expanding rapidly in Lake Victoria, but the impacts of this development are difficult to predict. How much pollution will cages produce? Will they interfere with access... Read more
Apr 18, 2017

SOMALI FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MEETS WITH REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS TO DISCUSS LICENSING FOREIGN FISHING VESSELS

On April 18, the newly appointed Somali federal Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources met for the first time with ministers from each of the Regional Member States to make progress on licensing... Read more
conflict and fisheries
Mar 24, 2017

Conflict, Aid, And Refugees Workshop Explores Importance of Fisheries

A workshop hosted by the University of Arizona explored how foreign and development aid can be used to reduce conflict associated with refugee resettlement, particularly when refugees... Read more

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