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Secure Fisheries is a source of independent and original research about fisheries in East Africa and the Horn of Africa, fisheries conflict, and the role of fisheries in providing food and economic security. Our research is freely available.

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February 15, 2019

New Report on Fish Wars

Secure Fisheries, a program of OEF, released a new report of original research on fisheries conflict, examining causes and consequences of conflict in Tanzania.
Sarah M. Glaser
Cullen S. Hendrix
Brittany Franck
Karin Wedig
Les Kaufman
January 01, 2019

Armed Conflict and Fisheries in the Lake Victoria Basin

Armed conflict and fisheries in the Lake Victoria basin explores the cycle of violence created through armed conflict, human migration, fishing pressure, and declining fish stocks.
Laura C. Burroughs
December 05, 2018

What's the Catch? Aquaculture and Women's Economic Empowerment

Aquaculture is rapidly increasing in Lake Victoria, but will women be left behind? This brief examines gendered contributions to food security, representation in fisheries activities, and opportunities and barriers facing women in aquaculture.
Sarah M. Glaser
Colleen Devlin
Joshua E. Lambert
Ciera Villegas
Natasia Poinsatte
November 21, 2018

Fish Wars: The Causes and Consequences of Fisheries Conflict in Tanzania

Fisheries conflicts are on the rise, but we lack the information needed to predict and prevent such conflict. Fish Wars explores the frequency, intensity, and drivers of fisheries conflict in Tanzania during 1990 – 2017.
Robert Mazurek
Laura C. Burroughs
September 24, 2018

Catching Maritime Criminals: A Whole of Government Approach

Based on the Caught Red-Handed workshops, co-chaired by Secure Fisheries and the UNODC, with support from US Naval Forces Africa, this brief discusses the importance of interagency coordination in combating illegal fishing in the Indian Ocean.