Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing

Capacity Development Portal Application

This Capacity Development Portal Application is a tool that aims to bring together information on capacity development projects to support States in combatting IUU fishing that are planned or implemented around the world.

Filters are available to allow users to narrow down their search results. Users should click on the respective filter title to input the desired selection criteria, which may be used singularly or in combination.

The results are published in a list form and may be exported from the application. Users may click on every result for further information about the individual project, to obtain links to published resource material, or to access contact information for the Lead Implementing Institution of the respective project.

Information inserted in this online tool, including resource material, is provided by the projects’ Lead Implementing Institution. Please read the Disclaimer further down on this page.



The information displayed for each project has been provided by the lead institution responsible for the implementation of that individual project. It does not imply any official endorsement of or responsibility on the part of FAO for the opinions, ideas, data or products displayed therein, or guarantee the validity of the information provided. FAO explicitly disclaims any responsibility for the correctness or completeness of the data, information and material provided by the respective lead institutions. The purpose of the database is to inform users on capacity development projects available and activities held to combat IUU fishing. Users have the responsibility of independently assessing the information’s relevance, accuracy and suitability of application and bear the sole responsibility and risk for their use of such information.



This online Search tool has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union and the Government of Sweden. The views expressed therein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union or the Government of Sweden.