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Ellie Matthew – October 2023 SFACT’s scholar Yoga P. Jagaraga embarked on his PhD studies this October at the University of Lincoln, under the supervision of Dr Mercedes Rosello and Prof. Richard Barnes. His project title is: Impact of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Fisheries Subsidies Agreement for Indonesia: can Indonesia comply to the WTO...
Maia Perraudeau, September 2023 The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) met this year from 7th to 11th August, in the city of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. The Commission meeting was preceded by a week of meetings of the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP), and by meetings of the IATTC committees on...
Lucy Unwin, September 2023 SFACT have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Aveiro in Portugal, a public foundation under private law whose mission is ‘to contribute to and develop graduate and postgraduate education and training, research, and cooperation with society’. This MoU will allow SFACT and the University of Aveiro to...
Lucy Unwin, September 2023 SFACTs newest scholar, Adam Ziyad, has just embarked on his PhD studies at the University of Wollongong, Australia under the supervision of Professor Quentin Hanich. Mr. Ziyad is a Maldivian national who has worked in the Fisheries Department of the Maldives’ Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources, and Agriculture since 2003, holding...
Lucy Unwin, July 2023 Small-scale fisheries contribute to the livelihoods of 379 million people globally and play a crucial role in promoting sustainable seafood practices and supporting coastal communities. Their use of low-impact fishing methods, contribution to local economies, focus on quality, and stewardship of marine ecosystems all contribute to the long-term health and resilience...
Lucy Unwin, May 2023 The 27th Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) was held in Mauritius from the 8th – 12th of May 2023, in order to discuss the need to reduce catch allocations for overfished Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna stocks and the management of drifting Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) in the Indian...
IOTC Special Session on FADs 3-5th Feb 2023 The Sixth Special Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) is an important opportunity to improve the management of fish aggregating devices for the sake of stocks and ecosystems. The Indian Ocean yellowfin tuna stock is currently overfished and has experienced overfishing since 2015. A substantial...
Sophie Atkinson, December 2022 Environmentalist and conservationist Steve Misati is embarking on a large scale restoration project for mangrove forests in the Miritini-Mombasa region. Mangroves play a vital role in coastal ecology and in sustaining and securing coastal communities. They reduce the harmful effects of coastal erosion, storms and flooding and are one of the...
Sophie Atkinson, October 2022 SFACT’s latest scholar, Zameel, is travelling to the UK this month to start his PhD at Leeds Beckett, under the supervision of Dr Mercedes Rosello. Zameel joined the ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources and Agriculture as a Compliance Inspector eight years ago. After completing his Law Degree in 2018, he became responsible...
Sophie Atkinson, October 2022 Fishing gears represent some of the most dangerous forms of plastic pollution. Ghost fishing; when fishing gear continues to fish even after it is no longer in commercial use, caused largely by synthetic netting used in dFAD designs, has previously been estimated to globally kill over two million silky sharks per...
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