Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is implementing a programme called “Contribution of Sustainable Fisheries to the Blue Economy of the Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Region – E€OFISH programme”. The funding is Euro 29.4 million with an allocation of 2 million to LVFO. The benefiting zone is the Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) Region.
The second PSC was held from 29th to 30th June, 2021 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania and the meeting considered progress of implementation of project activities and provided policy guidance.
2.0 Result areas
Result Area 1: Regional Policies and Institutional Frameworks are enhanced to secure more sustainable fisheries management
Result Area 2: Regional and sub-regional Monitoring, Control and Surveillance action plans to deter and eliminate IUU fishing in the small scale inland fisheries
While COVID-19 hampered the progress in implementation of the project both at LVFO Secretariat and Project Office Headquarters in Mauritius, a number of planned activities have been implemented in the result areas 1 and 2:
There major physical performance achievements highlighted included: