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Seychelles’ latest FiTI Report shows benefits of making fisheries transparency ‘mainstream’

25 April  2024. Seychelles’ National Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) recently unveiled its fourth annual FiTI Report, describing the state of its marine fisheries sector throughout 2022. This publication stands as a crucial resource for local and global stakeholders alike, offering insights into the dynamics shaping Seychelles' marine fisheries. The 2022 FiTI…

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Support from FiTI, UNODC bolsters Ecuador’s progress towards first FiTI Report

Manta, 25-26 April. The FiTI International Secretariat recently travelled to Ecuador to attend the fifth meeting of the nation’s National Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) to support discussions on the first draft of the nation’s 2022 FiTI Report. Over 20 representatives from Ecuador’s fisheries sector attended the meeting, including members of industry,…

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Ireland and FiTI extend partnership to strengthen climate actions through transparent fisheries management in African SIDS

4 April 2024. The Embassy of Ireland in Tanzania and the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) have agreed to continue their programme on "Strengthening climate actions through transparent fisheries management in African Small Island Developing States (SIDS)". This new phase of the programme will be implemented over three years (April 2024…

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Chile joins FiTI!

17 April 2024. Chile has made history by becoming the first top ten fishing country1 to join the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI). Today, the Undersecretariat for Fisheries and Aquaculture of the Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism announced Chile's public commitment to implement the FiTI Standard as part of the country’s…

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FiTI promotes transparency, collaboration at Kenya National Tuna Fishery workshop

Mombasa, 27-28 February 2024. The FiTI International Secretariat recently participated in a series of meetings with stakeholders in Kenya to discuss the development of transparent and sustainable tuna fishery management in the country. During the visit, FiTI collaborated with several stakeholders and explored options to promote fisheries management transparency initiatives…

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Mauritania publishes 4th annual FiTI Report, covering calendar year 2022

The FiTI National Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) of Mauritania has now published its fourth annual FiTI Report, covering publicly available marine fisheries information for calendar year 2022. By publishing this report, the National MSG demonstrates Mauritania’s continuing commitment to improve transparency in marine fisheries management. This report enables all interested stakeholders to better understand…

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An image showing a the front page of the Cabo Verde FiTI Report and several key figures from the report.

Cabo Verde publishes first FiTI Report, prioritizing a transparent fisheries sector

PRAIA - Cabo Verde‘s Multi-stakeholder Group (MSG) has taken a critical step towards fisheries transparency this week, publishing their first FiTI Report and re-emphasising their commitment to improving governance within the marine fisheries sector. Although this new report provides public access to a range of previously unpublished information, it also highlights…

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