George Rushingisha has returned from Mozambique to his workplace at the Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) in Dar es Salaam and is preparing to present the current selection state of fish stocks to the Livestock and Fisheries Minister.
The UN Ocean Decade is shining the spotlight on the need for evidence-based policy to protect the world’s ocean. The sharpened focus is bringing more and more policymakers onboard, and scientists have an unprecedented opportunity to get their research noticed by decision-makers.
Meerwissen has reached the following stakeholders with various communication activities.
These include publications (108), events (74), external communication (25),
technical meetings (12), surveys / interviews (11).
Artisanal fisheries are crucial for the livelihoods of coastal communities in East Africa. Yet overexploitation and destructive fishing activities continuously harm the coastal and marine ecosystems, and the lack of data hinders an effective and sustainable fisheries management in the region.