Since April 2021, the FiTI has been collaborating with stakeholders in Mauritius (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 Mauritius to implement the FiTI.
|Contact within the FiTI International Secretariat:||Mr Will May|
|National implementation partner(s):||Federation des Pecheurs Artisans de l’Ocean Indien (FPAOI)|
- TAKING STOCK assessment identifies gaps in online transparency for Mauritius, makes recommendations for improvement15 December 2022. In its latest TAKING STOCK assessment of online transparency of global fisheries, the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) investigated the information that Mauritian national authorities make available to the public via government websites. Based on the requirements of the FiTI Standard, the assessment reviewed information across 12 thematic areas, looking at whether it is publicly accessible, up to date and easy to find. Overall, the results reveal the country’s poor performance; while there […]
- TAKING STOCK: FiTI initiates online transparency assessment of fisheries management information for MauritiusThe Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) announced today the start of its transparency assessment of publicly available marine fisheries information in Mauritius, with the goal of strengthening national and regional understanding and appreciation of the sector’s contributions.
- 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 […]
- Meeting with Mauritian officials indicates interest in joining FiTI8 February 2022. The International Secretariat of the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) met with a delegation from the Mauritian Ministry of Blue Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping to discuss the value of transparency in achieving sustainable fisheries management in Mauritius and the wider Indian Ocean region.
- FiTI undertakes 1st country mission to MauritiusThe International Secretariat of the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) undertook its first country mission to Mauritius to engage with key national stakeholders and raise awareness around the importance of transparency for sustainable fisheries management.
- Expression of Interest: FiTI implementation partners for Mauritius and São Tomé and PríncipeUnder the project ‘Support for increasing transparency and multi-stakeholder collaboration in fisheries management among four Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Africa’, financed by IrishAid, the FiTI seeks to engage reputable non-governmental organisations in Mauritius and São Tomé and Príncipe.
- 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).
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