Seychelles supports Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI)


Seychelles is one of the first countries to support the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI), a process aimed at enhancing responsible and sustainable fisheries through transparency.

In line with this Seychelles attended the first international conference to officially launch the initiative.

The conference, held in Nouakchott, Mauritania on February 3, 2016, was attended by the President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz; the President of the Republic of Senegal, Macky Sall; the Minister for International Development Cooperation of the Republic of Sweden, Isabella Lovin; other high level country representatives, international agencies, including the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), and non-governmental organisations.
The conference culminated in the adoption of the Nouakchott Declaration on Fisheries and Transparency.

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