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Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization

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Fish Stock Assessment survey on Lake Victoria (15th October to 15th November 2020)

LVFO through the LVFO-GIZ project titled ‘Responsible Fisheries Business Chains on Lake Victoria’ is currently conducting a lakewide hydroacoustic survey on Lake Victoria, running from 15th October to 15th November 2020. The objectives of this survey are to estimate the amount of fish (biomass)...

Launching of Electronic Fish Catch Assessment Survey (CAS) System for Lake Victoria

The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is an institution of the East African Community with the mandate to promote Sustainable Management and Development of Fisheries and Aquaculture Resources in the East African Community for Food Security and Wealth Creation.

The purpose of the Catch...

The EALA Committee on Legal, Rules and Privileges visited LVFO Secretariat in Jinja, Uganda on 11th October 2019

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) Committee on Legal, Rules and Privileges visited Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) Secretariat in Jinja, Uganda on 11th October 2019. The main objectives of their visit were to assess the level of compliance to the protocols and laws of the...

Hydroacoustic data analysis training workshop, 17th to 21st June 2019 at Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), Kisumu-Kenya

A regional training workshop on hydroacoustic data analysis took place at the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), Kisumu Kenya, from 17th to 21st June 2019. The training workshop was attended by LVFO hydroacoustic Regional Working Group (RWG) members from the East African...

Regional Stakeholder Engagement and Project Kick-Off Workshop: MultiTip Project: A full-cycle, multi-method approach to the Lake Victoria Nile perch fishery

A regional stakeholder engagement and project kick-off workshop for the MultiTip Project was held at the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) Secretariat in Jinja Uganda on 26th July 2019. The main objective of the workshop was to raise awareness to key stakeholders on the project...

Consultative Meeting for the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization Fisheries and Aquaculture Coordination Committee

A consultative meeting for the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) Fisheries and Aquaculture Coordination Committee was held on 3rd August 2019 at the LVFO Secretariat, Jinja Uganda. The meeting was attended by Committee Members from all the four Partner States, namely, Prof. Micheni...

2nd Regular Session of LVFO Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectoral Council of Ministers Postponed to 1st March 2019

Following communication from the Office of the Secretary General of the EAC Secretariat on the convening of the 38th Extra-Ordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers from 28th January to 31st January 2019 and the 20th Summit of the EAC Heads of State on 1st February 2019 in Arusha Tanzania,...

Agriculture Minister of Uganda delivers message of commitment to Regional Fisheries Management

On the 4th of October 2018, Hon. Vincent Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries visited the Secretariat of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) in Jinja district. To read more about the visit of the Hon. Minister, click the link below:

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Training Workshop on Aquaculture Statistics Data Collection, Reporting and Dissemination in the East African Region, Jinja, Uganda, 8th - 12th October 2018

The training workshop on aquaculture statistics data collection, reporting and dissemination in the East African region took place at the LVFO Secretariat, Jinja-Uganda, from 8th to 12th October 2018. The workshop was attended by Aquaculture Officers from the East African Partner States...

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