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Under the reform of FAO, the decentralized structure has been extended and a Fisheries and Aquaculture Group has been established at Regional Offices (in Accra, Bangkok, Budapest, Santiago and Cairo), and Subregional Offices (in Abu Dhabi, Barbados, Panama, Chile, Ghana, Hungary, Samoa, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe) with fisheries and aquaculture specialists assigned to each group according to the regional and subregional needs. In the Subregional Offices, Multi-disciplinary Teams address specific subregional needs.

Regional Office for Africa (RAF) - Accra, Ghana (Web site)

RAFI (Fisheries Department Group)

 
Mr. Jallow, A.M.
Title: Senior Fisheries Officer (Africa Region)
Specialization: Fisheries Economics, Fisheries Science(Marine & Inland), Aquaculture. Secretary of the FAO Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF); He has responsibility for non-FAO fisheries bodies operating in the CECAF zone (Morocco – Angola).
Geographical coverage: Marine and Inland fisheries in Africa region (Development and Management).
 
 
Mr. Moehl, J.
Title: Senior Aquaculture Officer (Africa Region)
Specialization: Aquaculture development (e.g., planning, production, input supply, education/training, extension/outreach, research, and monitoring). Co-ordinate the overarching regional approach to aquaculture development: SPADA – Special Programme for Aquaculture Development in Africa. Resource person for the Aquaculture Network for Africa (ANAF). Secretary of the Committee for Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture of Africa (CIFAA).
Geographical coverage: Sub-Saharan Africa
 
 

Subregional Office for Sourthern Africa (SFS) - Harare, Zimbabwe (Web site)

Mr. Harris, A.
Title: Senior Fishery Officer
Specialization:
Geographical coverage: Southern African regions
 
 

Subregional Office for Eastern Africa (SFE) - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Web site)

Ms. Menezes, A.
Title: Fisheries and Aquaculture Officer
Specialization: Agriculture, Aquaculture and Environmental Sciences
Geographical coverage: Eastern Africa Subregion
 

 


 

Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) - Bangkok, Thailand (Web site)

RAP-NRE-FI (Fisheries Group)

 
Mr. Funge-Smith, S.J.
Title: Senior Fishery Officer
Specialization: Sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture, promotion of responsible fisheries; coastal and inland fisheries ecosystem management; statistics and trends reporting; fisheries livelihoods, particularly in developing countries. Secretary of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC). FAO focal point for non-FAO fishery bodies operating in the Asian region.
Geographical coverage: Marine and inland fisheries of FAO members in the Asia and Pacific region
 
 
Mr. Miao, W.
Title: Aquaculture Officer
Specialization: Sustainable development of aquaculture, environmental management of aquaculture, food safety aspects of pre-harvest management, aquaculture systems (pond, cage, pen and rice-fish) and related culture technologies, carp seed production, integrated aquaculture and inland open water fisheries management and resource enhancement
Geographical coverage: FAO members in the Asia and Pacific region
 
 
Mr. Lee, R.
Title: Fishery Industry Officer
Specialization: Small scale fishing technologies and operations, DRR and DRM
Geographical coverage: Global and focus on Asia and Pacific Region
 
 

Subregional Office for the Pacific Islands (SAP) - Apia, Samoa (Web site)

Mr. Izumi, M.
Title: Fishery Officer
Specialization: Sustainable development and sound management of fisheries and aquaculture, promotion of responsible fisheries and aquaculture; fisheries information, ecosystem approached to management in coastal fisheries; post-harvest fisheries and fish trade; project development, formulation, implementation and evaluation
Geographical coverage: FAO members in the Pacific region (Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu)
 


Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU) - Budapest, Hungary (Web site)

 

Subregional Office for Central Asia – Ankara, Turkey (Web site)

Mr. Moth-Poulsen, T.
Title: Fishery and Aquaculture Officer
Specialization: Fishing operations, Fishing Gear Selectivity and preservation of Biodiversity. Bycatch Reduction – BRD and TED’s. Environmental Friendly Fishing. Technical measures, Fisheries management. Industry contact. Aquaculture Recirculation techniques. Aquaculture Extension and Micro-credit. Fish Propagation. Regional Focal Point.
Geographical coverage: Europe and Central Asia
 

 


 

Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (RLC) - Santiago, Chile (Web site)

 
Dr. Flores Nava, A.
Title: Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer
Specialization: Aquaculture and fishery management. Aquaculture systems; planning of fisheries and aquaculture development.
Geographical coverage: Latin America and the Caribbean.
 
 

Subregional Office for the Caribbean (SLC) - Bridgetown, Barbados (Web site)

Mr. Van Anrooy, R.
Title: Fishery and Aquaculture Officer
Specialization: Aquaculture and fisheries economics, fisheries and aquaculture policy development, fisheries management, fish marketing and fisheries sector finance, Secretary for the Central Asian and Caucasus Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission (CACFish), Secretary of the Western Central Atlantic Fisheries Commission (WECAFC).
Geographical coverage: Caribbean region
 
 

Subregional Office for Mesoamerica (SLM) - Panama City, Panama (Web site)

Mr. Jorgensen, J.V.
Title: Fisheries and Aquaculture Officer
Specialization: Sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture
Geographical coverage: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama

Mr. Pulgarin Carlos E.
Title: Fisheries and Aquaculture Junior Officer
Specialization: Sustainable  management and development of Aquaculture and fishery, genetic programs, aquaculture systems and nutrition
Geographical coverage: Mesoamerica
 


Regional Office for the Near East (RNE) - Cairo, Egypt (Web site)

 
Mr. Mannini, P.
Title: Senior Fishery Officer
Specialization: Fisheries research and management, national and international fishery programmes development and implementation. Secretary of the FAO Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI)
Geographical coverage: Near East and North Africa
 
 

Subregional Office for North Africa (SNE) - Tunis, Tunisia (Web site)

Mr. Ould Toueilib, C.
Title: Fisheries and Aquaculture Officer
Specialization: Sustainable management and development of Fisheries aquaculture, Research in oceanography and environmental management fisheries and aquaculture, institutional cooperation, Fishery Agreement negotiation (patterns and strategy).
Geographical coverage: North Africa sub-region (Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Libya and Tunisia)
 
 

Sub-regional Office for the GCC States and Yemen (SNG) – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Mr Currie, DJ
Title: Fisheries and Aquaculture Officer
Specialization: Sustainable management and development of fisheries and aquaculture, oceanographic research, environmental management of fisheries and aquaculture, institutional cooperation.
Geographical coverage: GCC countries and Yemen sub-region (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Yemen)
 
 
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