Human Activities

Somali waters support a range of activities including domestic fishing, development projects, foreign fishing, and shipping. Small coastal fishing communities and large urban areas alike depend on coastal resources for food, transportation, goods, and global access. While each activity or resource c...

Project Badweyn: Coastal Fishes

Coastal fishes are an extremely important part of Somali domestic catch. They support local economies and are sources of food for coastal communities. Ecologically, coastal fishes occupy the bottom and middle of the food chain.

Project Badweyn: Maritime Boundaries

In recent years, the Federal Government of Somalia has made significant progress toward defining its maritime boundaries. It first declared its territorial sea boundary out to 200 nautical miles (NM) in 1972
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