Fisheries are an important source of food, income and nutrition in Tanzania, where 25 percent of the country’s population depends on coastal resources or inland lakes for their livelihoods. FISH works with the Tanzanian government and development partners to increase aquaculture production, reduce postharvest losses and enhance the role of fish in nutrition. We will deliver this work by drawing on our strong networks with national and regional fisheries organizations such as the Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI), University of Dar es Salaam, Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA) and Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO).
Building Capacity, Coordination and Communication for Collective Action on Small-Scale FisheriesIn developing countries, small-scale fisheries (SSF) are a vital source of food, nutrition and income. But pressures from within and external to SSF—such as overharvesting, infrastructure development and inadequate policy recognition—threaten their sustainability and equitable distribution of...