Since March 2021, the FiTI has been collaborating with stakeholders in Comoros (government, business, civil society) to raise awareness about the importance of transparency for the country’s marine fisheries sector and to obtain a public commitment from the government of Comoros to implement the FiTI.
|Contact within the FiTI International Secretariat:||Mr Will May|
|National implementation partner(s):||None|
- Results of TAKING STOCK assessment of Comoros underline challenges of transparency in fisheries management facing SIDSThe FiTI International Secretariat today published the findings of its 2022 TAKING STOCK assessment of Comoros, taking a deep dive into the types and quality of fisheries information that national authorities in the Indian Ocean archipelago are publishing on government websites.
- FiTI discusses preliminary TAKING STOCK results with stakeholders in ComorosThe FiTI International Secretariat conducted a four-day country mission to Grande Comore, Comoros, from 24th to 27th October, to present the preliminary findings of the TAKING STOCK assessment of the Indian Ocean archipelago to the country’s central government.
- FPAOI calls on Mauritius and Comoros to join the FiTIThe Federation of Artisanal Fishers of the Indian Ocean (FPAOI) has called on Mauritius and Comoros to commit to the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI), joining a growing movement towards transparent fisheries management in the Western Indian Ocean region. In a position paper published by its Executive Committee on 30 March, the FPAOI acknowledged the importance of transparency for sustainable fisheries management and highlighted the various benefits of increasing public availability of credible information for small-scale […]
- TAKING STOCK: FiTI initiates online transparency assessment of fisheries management information for Comoros6 October 2021. The Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) announced today the start of its TAKING STOCK assessment for Comoros. As part of wider efforts to promote transparency in fisheries management across the Western Indian Ocean region, over the coming months the FiTI will conduct a comprehensive review of the type of information on Comoros’ fisheries sector that is published on national government websites.
- Irish Aid supports FiTI to increase transparency in four African SIDS11 November 2020. Irish Aid approved today a grant to the FiTI for increasing transparency and multi-stakeholder collaboration in fisheries management among four Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Africa: Cabo Verde, Comoros, Mauritius, and Sao Tomé and Principe.
- Indian Ocean Islands, East African countries collaborate to enhance transparency and participation in fisheriesFor two days, over 30 representatives from the fishing industry, civil society, governments and fishing administrations from Seychelles, Mauritius, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Kenya, Mozambique as well as international stakeholders, met on Mahé Island, Seychelles, to discuss the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI).