Mon, 03/26/2018 - 00:00 to Fri, 03/30/2018 - 00:00
Dar es salaam

The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) with support from SmartFish-IOC conducted an Economic and Financial Impact Assessment study of Lake Victoria Fisheries in January 2018. This study was done in the three Riparian States of Lake Victoria involving scientists from the Fisheries Research Institutes in collaboration with other stakeholders. The national reports are completed and therefore the regional meeting to combine collected data and write a regional report for the whole Lake Victoria is planned to take place at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 26th to 30th March 2018. The meeting will be attended by East African Community, LVFO, SmartFish, Directors of fisheries Research Institutes, Directors responsible for fisheries management and development, Beach Management Units regional chair and Ministries responsible for Trade from the Riparian States.