Towards a sustainable tuna fishery in the coastal states of the West Africa sub region

MRAG provided a Senior Tuna Management Specialist Adviser to BNF Liberia and MFMR Sierra Leone. The specific tasks undertaken during the project included:

  • Attending a regional MCS and Tuna management meeting in Monrovia, Liberia as an adviser to the governments of Liberia and Sierra Leone in establishing protocols for the management of tuna fisheries in their respective EEZs and the potential for joint provisions.

  • Prepare presentational information against items defined in the Workshop / Conference Agendas, identify lessons to be learnt for West Africa and draw conclusions

  • Work with preparatory teams in Sierra Leone and Liberia and comment on draft proposals to tuna companies for the anticipated protocols to be provided at the meeting

Assist and advise the national teams from Liberia and Sierra Leone in their discussions with the tuna companies prior to and during the meetings.

Ref: 

LR1686

Start Date: 

Friday, 26 October, 2012 to Monday, 5 November, 2012

Services Provided: 

  • Fisheries licensing and regime management

  • Attend Regional MCS and Tuna management meeting

  • Identify lessons to be learnt for West Africa and draw conclusions

  • Comment on draft proposals to tuna companies for the anticipated protocols

  • Assist and advise the national teams from Liberia and Sierra Leone in their discussions with the tuna companies prior to and during the meetings.

% as lead firm: 

100

Proportion MRAG: 

100

Duration (months): 

1

Number of Staff: 

1

Name of Client: 

WARFP Liberia

Client Address: 

United Kingdom

Project Tags: 

Services: 

Origin of Funding: 

WARFP Liberia

Country: 

Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast

Project Value: 

7 926 EUR

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