The government of the Republic of Madagascar has publicly committed to implement the FiTI.

Since October 2020, the FiTI has been collaborating with stakeholders in Madagascar (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 Madagascar to implement the FiTI.

Joined FiTI:27 September 2021
FiTI Lead Ministry:Ministry of Fisheries and Blue Economy
FiTI National Lead:Ms Narindra Raharison
Contact within the FiTI International Secretariat:Mr Will May
National implementation partner(s):Blue Ventures

Candidate application

The government of Madagascar has not submitted an official Candidate application to the FiTI International Board yet.

FiTI Reports

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    Antananarivo, 3 May 2022. Today, the government of Madagascar officially launched its national FiTI implementation process during a one-day multi-stakeholder workshop held in the capital Antananarivo. The workshop was attended by around 85 participants, including officials from the Madagascan government, private sector (including both industrial and small-scale representatives), and civil society sector, in addition to technical and financial partners.
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