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Effective Regulation of Fisheries and the Rational Exploitation of Marine and Coastal Resources.
by Ministry in charge of Aquatic Resources and Fishery (Government)

Establish sustainable governance of aquatic resources in order to promote sustainable socio-economic benefits to basic communities.


- Develop fisheries management plans for the target resources: Crabs, Sea cucumbers, Octopus and Squid, Penaeid Shrimp, Tuna, Lobsters, Sharks;
- Increase area for sustainable and responsible marine aquaculture and appropriate chains;
- Strengthen the effective implementation of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Code.
Progress reports
By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible, at least to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield as determined by their biological characteristics
Type of commitment
December 2020
Area for sustainable and accountable marine aquaculture doubled
December 2022
Fisheries management plans achieved
December 2025
Enhanced Fisheries and Aquaculture Code implemented
Staff / Technical expertise
Ministerial Department in charge of fisheries and aquaculture in consultation with all departments and institutions working in development and conservation
Other, please specify
SWIOFISH 2 project financed by the World Bank (WB); Global Environment Facility (GEF).
Staff / Technical expertise
The Economic Observatory on Fisheries and Aquaculture (OEPA); The Fisheries Monitoring Center (PSC); The Fish Health Authority (HSA); The Center for the Study and Development of Fisheries (CEDP); The Aquaculture Development Center (CDA); The Antsiranana T
Basic information
Time-frame: July 2017 - December 2025
All relevant Malagasy Government Departments.; NGOs; Operators working in the sector.
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Franois GILBERT, Minister of Aquatic Resources and Fishery, gilbert_francois@yahoo.fr, +261 34 05 579 78
Ampandrianomby / Antananarivo / Madagascar
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