Coastal Fisheries Initiative

Coastal fisheries are vital to millions of people, providing healthy food, supporting livelihoods and generating revenues for local communities and national economies. Yet, they put growing pressure on the marine environment, endangering aquatic species and threatening precious ecosystems. The Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI) is a global effort to preserve marine resources and ensure that coastal fisheries can continue to play their crucial role [ more… ]


Safeguarding Senegal’s mangroves
Ecosystem rehabilitation initiative fuels hopes for populations in the Siné Saloum Delta [more]


Making coastal fisheries sustainable
Local fishing communities in Cabo Verde are at the heart of the Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI), a global effort to make coastal fisheries more sustainable [more]


Mainstreaming gender
Coastal Fisheries Initiative teams up with female fishers to keep the food chain alive [more]

Challenge Fund

Engaging the private sector [more]

Global Partnership

Pulling best practices together [more]


Improving fisheries' management [more]

Latin America

Targeting artisanal fisheries [more]

West Africa

Focus on women [more]