Regional Stakeholder Engagement and Project Kick-Off Workshop: MultiTip Project: A full-cycle, multi-method approach to the Lake Victoria Nile perch fishery
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 13:09
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
Tue, 08/06/2019 - 09:42
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
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:57
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
Sat, 10/27/2018 - 18:34
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:
Training Workshop on Aquaculture Statistics Data Collection, Reporting and Dissemination in the East African Region, Jinja, Uganda, 8th - 12th October 2018
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 08:41
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...
Lake wide Hydro-acoustic survey from 9th September to 8th October 2018
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:24
LVFO through the LVFO-GIZ project titled ‘Responsible Fisheries Business Chains on Lake Victoria’ is planning to conduct a lakewide hydroacoustic survey from 9th September to 8th October 2018 on Lake Victoria. The objectives of this survey are to estimate the amount of fish (biomass) in the Lake...
GIZ through its programme "Responsible Fisheries Chain Project (RFBCP)" is conducting a workshop to explore with stakeholders, possibilities, chances and challenges of implementing the ABALOBI Application in the Lake Victoria context. The workshop is taking place at LVFO Secretariat, Jinja -...
RFBC Project Launched at the 1st regular session of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectoral Council of Ministers.
Mon, 03/12/2018 - 12:37
On Friday, 2nd March the GIZ project on Fisheries, namely the Responsible Fisheries Business Chains Project, was launched at the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectoral Council of Ministers in Entebbe. It was the first sectoral council since the review of the LVFO convention, during which the head of...
Republic of Burundi acceded to the LVFO convention
Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:43
The United Republic of Burundi officially acceded to the LVFO convention on 4th October 2017. LVFO convetion was amended by the council of Ministers at its 9th Session held in Nairobi, Kenya on 29 January 2016 with a view to, inter alia, opening membership to all Partner States of the East...