News & Events

Secure Fisheries staff assist students during the GIS workshop in Berbera, Somaliland
Apr 10, 2022

BMFA Students Swap Fish Scales for Map Scales in GIS Workshop

Students from the Berbera Maritime and Fisheries Academy participated in a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) workshop led by Secure Fisheries' Paige Roberts on March 20-21.

Stakeholders discuss plans for a new marine protected area in Zeila, Somaliland
Apr 07, 2022

Somaliland Initiates its First Marine Protected Area

The Zeila Co-Management Association, ministries, and partners began planning for the first Marine Protected Area in Somaliland. 

Fishers, government officials, and stakeholders develop a strategic plan for the fisheries co-management association in Zeila, Somaliland.
Dec 20, 2021

Zeila CMA Hosts Strategic Development Workshop

Local fishers, government officials, traders, the CMA management team, and Secure Fisheries collaborated on the five-year... Read more

Fish catch at a Somali landing site
Dec 15, 2021

Fisheries Conflict Research Published in the Journal of Peach Research

Authors Colleen Devlin, Dr. Sarah Glaser, Joshua Lambert, and Ciera Villegas investigated the causes and consequences of fisheries conflicts from 1990 to 2017 around the Horn of Africa. Their... Read more

Secure Fisheries explores the mangroves along the Kenyan coast as part of a learning exchange hosted by Blue Ventures
Dec 05, 2021

Building Partnerships and Knowledge Through a Learning Exchange in Kenya

Secure Fisheries participated in a learning exchange in Ukunda, Kenya to bring lessons and innovative ideas back to the Somali region fishing communities.

Community members meet in Merca, South West State, to discuss phase 2 of the Fisheries Data Collection Working Group
Dec 01, 2021

Fisheries Data Collection Working Group Communities Discuss Phase 2

In November, 2021, five towns along the Somali coast held community meetings to discuss phase two of the Fisheries Data Collection Working Group. 

Secure Fisheries staff and Bander Beyla Fisheries Co-Management Association Develop five year strategic plan for fisheries management. Puntland, Somalia.
Nov 23, 2021

Bander Beyla Co-Management Associations Develops Strategic Plan

Secure Fisheries facilitated a two-day workshop to develop a five-year strategic plan for the Bander Beyla co-management Association (CMA). The workshop convened 20 CMA members including the... Read more

Puntland fisheries and planning officials learned discussed successes, plans, and learned about ecosystem based management in Bosaso.
Nov 17, 2021

An Introduction to Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries Management in Puntland

Secure Fisheries facilitated a three day workshop on co-management and ecosystem approaches to fisheries management (EAFM) for... Read more

Paige Roberts presents at the 2021 virtual conference for the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions
Nov 15, 2021

Secure Fisheries Engages with Global Sustainable Seafood Network

Secure Fisheries’ senior research associate, Paige Roberts, and researcher, Colleen Devlin, participated in two sessions of the... Read more

Fisheries data collectors begin the second phase of the national data collection project in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Nov 06, 2021

Somali Fisheries Officers Begin Phase Two of Data Collection

Phase 2 of the Fisheries Data Collection Working Group (FDCWG) project was launched on Saturday, November 6, 2021 with the opening of a workshop in Mogadishu. Delegates from the Federal government... Read more