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Protecting fisheries livelihoods in Ghana and Somalia
by European Union (Government)
The EU commits approximately EUR 6 million to protect fisheries livelihoods in Ghana and Somalia. In Ghana, two projects will support co-management approaches in fisheries to ensure greater environmental sustainability and social equity in Ghana's fishery sector. In Somalia, the project will support artisanal, small-scale fisheries production, processing and trade to contribute to livelihoods, food security and improved nutrition for populations.
Progress reports
14.3
Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels
Type of commitment
14.4
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
14.b
Provide access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets
Type of commitment
NA
Support co-management approaches in fisheries to ensure greater environmental sustainability and social equity
NA
Support artisanal, small-scale fisheries production, processing and trade to contribute to livelihoods, food security and improved nutrition for population
Financing (in USD)
6,700,000 USD
Basic information
Time-frame: NA - NA
Partners
European Union EJF, CARE, Fair Fishing
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
  • North Atlantic
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, delegation-new-york@eeas.europa.eu, +1(212) 292 8600
Brussels, Belgium
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