Welcome to Secure Fisheries
SECURE FISHERIES employs a science-based approach to eliminating unmanaged competition over fisheries resources and reducing fisheries conflict in the Somali region. Our work supports the development of sustainable fisheries in the service of long-term food security, economic security, and community resilience.
SECURE FISHERIES WORK
Amal Abdirahman, a student at City University in Mogadishu, Somalia, has become a vital force in the fisheries data collection effort led by One Earth Future's Secure Fisheries program.
The One Earth Future Somali team recently wrapped up a dynamic two-day retreat in Nairobi, focusing on strategic planning and discussions to enhance their impact in Somalia and Somaliland. Check out this video for an inside look.
The 1,430 fishers of Bander Beyla, Puntland, Somalia now have access to flake ice thanks to a partnership between OEF’s Secure Fisheries program and the Global Food Cold Chain Council (GFCCC) who funded and recently installed a three-ton ice maker in the coastal town.
PROJECT BADWEYN: MAPPING SOMALI COASTAL RESOURCES
Project Badweyn is a tool for understanding connections between Somali coastal activities and resources. Visualizing these connections informs strategies to build economically and ecologically sustainable communities, while avoiding future conflicts.
Secure Fisheries is dedicated to promoting sustainable fisheries across the Somali region as a source of long-term food and economic security. The Somali fishing sector has the potential to provide sustainable coastal livelihoods through employment opportunities that support community resilience.
Partner with us
Secure Fisheries is a source of independent and original research about fisheries in East Africa.