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Strengthening Maritime Resources To Combat Illegal Fishing In The Indian Ocean

https://securefisheries.org/sites/default/files/CRH-strengthening-maritime-resources.pdfAs Indian Ocean fish stocks have declined in recent years, there has been increased action to combat illegal fishing to ensure continued food and economic security in the region. However, there is a growing concern that most Indian Ocean states still lack the basic resources and capabilities needed to monitor their maritime domain and regulate maritime activities to prevent illegal fishing and ensure food security.

Charting the course for ocean sustainability in the Indian Ocean Rim

Secure Fisheries’ Sarah Glaser was interviewed and quoted by the Economist Intelligence Unit in a report on the importance of considering gender in fisheries development: “When big industry comes in, often women take the hit, as women who work in small-scale fisheries sub-sectors such as processing and marketing are displaced by men or foreign workers bro

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