Since January 2020, the FiTI has been collaborating with stakeholders in Mexico (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 Mexico.
|Contact within the FiTI International Secretariat:||Mr Martin Zapata|
|National implementation partner(s):||Causa Natura|
- Launch of new ‘TAKING STOCK – Online Transparency of Fisheries Management Information’ assessments in Latin AmericaThe FiTI has announced that it will support fisheries authorities in Mexico, Ecuador and Peru in their transparency efforts by conducting a comprehensive baseline assessment of the level of public information available on their marine fisheries sectors.
- INTERVIEW – Mexico can benefit from the FiTI in many ways, Eduardo Rolón saysOne million and four hundred thousand Mexicans depend on fisheries for their livelihoods, but fish stocks are under enormous pressure. Eduardo Rolón, Executive Director of the Mexican NGO Causa Natura, explained to the FiTI Secretariat in an interview how the FiTI could play a critical role in protecting the long-term health of Mexico’s fish stocks and safeguarding critical jobs.