Category Archives: Fishing and Piracy Reports

Somalia signs Jeddah Amendment on illicit maritime activity

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Somalia has become the 14th signatory* to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument developed and adopted by countries in the Western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden that has been a key factor in repressing piracy … Continue reading

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Fisheries sector support programme in Somalia

Objective: To improve food security and resilience to shocks through strengthened and sustainable livelihoods within the fisheries sector of Somalia. Donor: Norway Contribution: USD 5 321 597 Key partners: Federal, Puntland and Somaliland Ministries of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMRs). Target benficiaries: 736 beneficiaries. … Continue reading

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COMBATING ILLEGAL FISHING IN SOMALIA

Somalia successfully receives a $65,000 fine from the fishing vessel, Greko 1 The U.S. government commends the collaboration demonstrated between the Kenyan and Somali authorities in securing action against the fishing vessel, Greko 1.  The owners of the Belize-registered, Panamanian-vessel … Continue reading

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SOMALIA FISHING REFLECTION

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Somalia has the longest coastline on the mainland. And has coastline in 13 regions of 18 regions of Somalia consisted. And small number benefited on that fishing sector,  Prior to the start of the civil war in 1991, the country … Continue reading

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Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia: Quarterly Update

The Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia was created on January 14, 2009 pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution 1851. This voluntary ad hoc international forum brings together over 80 countries, organizations, and industry groups with a … Continue reading

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Fishermen in Puntland to be registered for ID cards

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The Puntland administration is to start the registration of fishermen and their fishing boats in a plan to make it easier to distinguish legitimate fishermen from pirates. The director of Puntland’s Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Abdiwahid Jocar, said … Continue reading

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Somalia Agricultural sector should be renovated via the new deal endowment

The Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) delighted the successful conference on Somalia reconstruction on the coming future in which was officially opened on Monday September 16, 2013 at Brussels, Belgium. The International Community and donors as … Continue reading

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