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TAKING STOCK: FiTI initiates online transparency assessment of fisheries management information for Mauritius

The Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) announced today the start of its transparency assessment of publicly available marine fisheries information in Mauritius, with the goal of strengthening national and regional understanding and appreciation of the sector’s contributions. An island state located off the eastern coast of the African continent, Mauritius possesses…

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CAOPA and LMMA International make clear recommendations to increase fisheries transparency at OACPS meeting

05 April 2022. The African Confederation of Artisanal Fisheries Professional Organisations (CAOPA) and the grassroots network LMMA International called on member states of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) to increase their efforts in increasing transparency in fisheries management. At the 7th meeting of OACPS Ministers in…

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FiTI International Secretariat conducts country mission to São Tomé and Príncipe to advance FiTI implementation process

From 5 to 13 March, 2022, the FiTI International Secretariat conducted a mission to the island nation in collaboration with its national implementation partner - the non-governmental organisation MARAPA - to inform and sensitize national authorities, professionals and civil society representatives regarding the sign-up-steps and the transparency requirements of the…

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Launch of world’s first TAKING STOCK assessment: Government transparency in marine fisheries of Bangladesh  

30 March 2022. Today, the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) has launched the findings of its inaugural TAKING STOCK assessment, which focuses on Bangladesh and stands as the first in a series of national studies of government transparency in global marine fisheries set to be published over the coming years. The…

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Ecuador joins FiTI!

11 March 2022. Ecuador sets a new precedent by becoming the first country in Latin America to join the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI). This public commitment was announced today by the Vice-Minister of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Andrés Arens J.D., at an event organized by the Ecuadorian Government in the city…

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