Coastal Fisheries Initiative

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Coastal and small-scale fisheries contribute significantly to the food security and nutrition of many millions of people in West Africa. By strengthening this crucial role, important headway can be made towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals  Rome, 17 August 2021. The Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI) West Africa project, the EAF-NANSEN Programme...
Cabo Verde @FAO/Maarten Roest La 2ème réunion du Comité de Pilotage du projet Initiative Afrique de l’Ouest- Composante Afrique de l’Ouest (IPC-AO) a réuni les Ministères en charge des pêches et de l’environnement du Cabo Verde, de la Côte d’Ivoire et du Sénégal. Les participants ont convenu de demander au FEM une...
©FAO/Camilo Pareja July 23 2021, Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) took part in the high-level discussion of the GEF Independent Dialogue for the Food Systems Summit 2021 (FSS), hosted by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to step up efforts, increase investment and advance the...
6 May, Abidjan – Members of Côte d'Ivoire’s national technical committee have been reviewing the Coastal Fisheries Initiatives’ (CFI) progress in securing social inclusion across West African nations over a tumultuous 12-month period dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The West African nation boasts 550 kilometres of coastline – offering ample scope...
9 April 2021, Dakar, Senegal – In Senegal, the Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI) sets out to safeguard fish dependent communities in and around the Siné Saloum Delta. 175 hectares of mangrove ecosystems were sustainably managed in 2020 and the same area was restored in the West African nation of Côte...
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