Secure Fisheries brings together key stakeholders who are interested in understanding and improving fisheries management around the world to reduce fisheries conflict, improve fisheries sustainability, and contribute to greater food and economic security. Our engaging, outcome-driven forums build networks around fisheries, connect donors and investors to fishing sector opportunities, and generate ideas and policy recommendations.
Caught Red-Handed, a series of eleven workshops throughout nations in the Western Indian Ocean, connects navies, coast guards, and law enforcement to harmonize information collection and sharing to combat illegal fishing.
The inaugural Somalia Fisheries Forum, hosted in Garowe, brought together members of fishing communities, technical experts, business owners, investors, and donors to strengthen Somalia’s fishing sector through panels, discussions, and networking. It also provided a forum for fisheries ministers from across the country to come together to strategize about fishing sector opportunities and challenges.