The Republic of Cabo Verde has been a FiTI Candidate Country since February 2023.
In Cabo Verde, a Small Island Developing State (SIDS), 80 percent of the population lives in near the coast. Coastal fisheries play a huge part in the food, nutrition, livelihoods and local economies of the island nation. However, overfishing, pollution and climate change are putting increasing pressure on fisheries resources in the nine-inhabited islands archipelagic small State.
|Commitment to implement the FiTI:||March 2020 (Commitment letter)|
|FiTI Lead Ministry:||Ministry of the Sea (Resolution n. 33/2022)|
|FiTI National Lead:||Ms Iolanda Brites|
|Head of FiTI National Secretariat:||Mr Emilio Sanches|
|Contact within the FiTI International Secretariat:||Mr Delvis Fortes|
The FiTI International Board approved Cabo Verde’s Candidate application on 16 February 2023. The official documents were submitted by Ms Iolanda Brites, FiTI National Lead on 3 January 2023.
Cabo Verde’s first FiTI Report, covering calendar year 2022, is expected by December 2023.
Not applicable yet.
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