Month: March 2023

Fisheries transparency on the agenda of SWIO countries as regional workshop gathers governments, businesses and civil society in Seychelles

29-30 March 2023. Fisheries practitioners from the South-West Indian Ocean (SWIO) Region gathered in Seychelles to attend a two-day regional workshop aimed at enhancing awareness of the importance of transparency for sustainable fisheries management. The workshop, entitled ‘Promoting Transparency for Sustainable Marine Fisheries through Collective Actions in the South-West Indian…


National workshop focuses on utilising fisheries transparency to support participatory governance

28 March. Fisheries stakeholders in Seychelles gathered today for a national workshop aimed at identifying mechanisms to move the Indian Ocean archipelago from increased public availability of fisheries information towards greater participatory governance of the sector. The workshop was split into a morning session focused on large-scale fisheries and an…


TAKING STOCK assessment identifies gaps in fisheries transparency for Panama, shows need to implement the FiTI

02 March 2023. In its latest TAKING STOCK assessment of government transparency in marine fisheries, the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) evaluated the information that Panamanian national authorities make available to the public via government websites. The results clearly demonstrate the country’s modest performance; while certain information is published, the majority…