News & Events

Jul 28, 2017

Food Security, Adaptive Governance, and Biodiversity Affect Community Resilience in Lake Victoria

Secure Fisheries hosted a workshop exploring the links between biodiversity, food security, resource conflict, and adaptive governance in Lake Victoria. Participants from the University of Denver... Read more

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, where Robert Mazurek gave a presentation on Secure Fisheries' current efforts combatting... Read more
Jun 16, 2017

SAFE OCEAN NETWORK REVIEWS BEST PRACTICES FOR FISHING VESSEL INTELLIGENCE

Director Kaija Hurlburt and Senior Program Manager Robert Mazurek attended the second meeting of the Safe Ocean Network, to discuss efforts to combat IUU fishing. 

Oceans Conference 2017 UN
Jun 05, 2017

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

This weeklong event at UN Headquarters that will convene stakeholders to build on partnerships and experiences that will move the world closer to conserving and sustainably using the ocean and its... 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... 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.... 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... 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... Read more

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