Research & Reports

Secure Fisheries is a source of independent and original research about fisheries in East Africa and the Horn of Africa, fisheries conflict, and the role of fisheries in providing food and economic security. Our research is freely available.

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May 06, 2024

Project Kalluun Catch Composition Data

The data here was collected from December 2022 to February 2023 and the graphs include the different types and amounts of fish that were caught over a 3-month period in Mogadishu, Bosaso and Kismayo.
Paige M. Roberts
Laura C. Burroughs
Ahmed-Yasin Osman Moge
October 10, 2019

The Potential for Fisheries Co-Management in the Somali Region

The Somalia Fisheries Forum 2019 in Garowe convened fisheries stakeholders to design a roadmap for successful small-scale fisheries in the region. As part of the forum, participants discussed the potential for cooperative management (co-management) to be implemented in Somali coastal communities. Co...
Federal Government of Somalia Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources
Puntland Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources
Secure Fisheries
September 24, 2019

Somali Fisheries Forum 2019 Outcome Report

This report includes highlights from the second Somalia Fisheries Forum, its reception from attendees and media, and key findings and recommendations from each of the sessions.
Paige M. Roberts
Ahmed-Yasin Osman Moge
Kaija J. Hurlburt
June 24, 2019

Project Badweyn: Somali Coastal Development Opportunities

This report provides a targeted, original analysis of Somali fisheries. Development opportunities are analyzed for sustainability and feasibility to provide recommendations for investment in the Somali fisheries sector.
February 15, 2019

New Report on Fish Wars

Secure Fisheries, a program of OEF, released a new report of original research on fisheries conflict, examining causes and consequences of conflict in Tanzania.
Sarah M. Glaser
Cullen S. Hendrix
Brittany Franck
Karin Wedig
Les Kaufman
January 01, 2019

Armed Conflict and Fisheries in the Lake Victoria Basin

Armed conflict and fisheries in the Lake Victoria basin explores the cycle of violence created through armed conflict, human migration, fishing pressure, and declining fish stocks.
Laura C. Burroughs
December 05, 2018

What's the Catch? Aquaculture and Women's Economic Empowerment

Aquaculture is rapidly increasing in Lake Victoria, but will women be left behind? This brief examines gendered contributions to food security, representation in fisheries activities, and opportunities and barriers facing women in aquaculture.
Sarah M. Glaser
Colleen Devlin
Joshua E. Lambert
Ciera Villegas
Natasia Poinsatte
November 21, 2018

Fish Wars: The Causes and Consequences of Fisheries Conflict in Tanzania

Fisheries conflicts are on the rise, but we lack the information needed to predict and prevent such conflict. Fish Wars explores the frequency, intensity, and drivers of fisheries conflict in Tanzania during 1990 – 2017.