The Republic of Madagascar has been a FiTI Candidate Country since December 2022.

Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, and is home to one of the world’s most biodiverse ocean habitats. Marine fishing and fish trade are central to Madagascar’s society, providing jobs, nutritious food and a source of government revenue, and representing an important element in the fabric of the nation’s culture and tradition.

FiTI Lead Ministry:Ministry of Fisheries and Blue Economy
FiTI National Lead:Ms Narindra Raharison
Head of FiTI National Secretariat:Ms Ranjaliva Vero Ramananihanitramalala
Contact within the FiTI International Secretariat:Mr Yannick Memee

Implementation timeline

Government of Madagascar announces its commitment to join the FiTI
Candidate Country

FiTI International Board grants Candidate Country status to Madagascar

FiTI Report

Madagascar’s Multi-Stakeholder Group publishes its 2022 FiTI Report

Candidate application

The FiTI International Board approved Madagascar’s Candidate application on 5 December 2022. The official documents were submitted by Ms Narindra Raharison, Director of Legal Affairs and Litigation at the Ministry of Fisheries and Blue Economy, and FiTI National Lead for Madagascar.

FiTI Reports

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12022615 December 20232022 FiTI Report

Madagascar’s second FiTI Report, covering calendar year 2023, is due by December 2024.


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