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The Abuja Declaration on Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture in Africa

The Declaration endorses an Action Plan completed during technical meetings August 22-24 involving 100 experts from across the continent at the Fish for All summit. The Action Plan is based on a five ...

SADC Protocol on fisheries

The SADC Fisheries Protocol is a subsidiary Protocol to the South African Development Community Treaty. The Protocol is adopted under Article 22 of the SADC Treaty, which mandates SADC members to conc...

The NEPAD action plan for the development of African fisheries and aquaculture

NEPAD recognizes the vital contributions by African inland and marine fisheries for food security and income of many millions of Africans and to poverty reduction and economic development in the conti...

The Cotonou Agreement:

The Cotonou Agreement is a global and exemplary Agreement, introducing radical changes and ambitious objectives while preserving the 'acquis' of 25 years of ACP-EU cooperation. It is based on five int...

Indian Ocean Tuna Commission: IOTC

The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) is an intergovernmental organization established under Article XIV of the FAO constitution. It is mandated to manage tuna and tuna-like species in the Indian Oc...

Convention on the Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization: WIOTO

The objectives and functions of the Organisation, which has no regulatory powers, are strengthening cooperation and coordination in fisheries relations by coastal States in the region, especially in r...

SADC Treaty

The SADC Treaty is a legally binding and all-encompassing framework by which countries of the region shall coordinate, harmonise and rationalise their policies and strategies for sustainable developme...

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