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PROBLUE: Healthy Ocean, Healthy Economies, Healthy Communities

PILLAR 1: Fisheries and Aquaculture

Fisherman with small fishes holding in hands. African fisherman
Improving fisheries by tackling the underlying causes of overfishing and strengthening aquaculture sustainability

The overall objective of Pillar 1 is to improve fisheries governance. Activities are divided into two broad categories:

  1. Reducing overexploitation of capture fisheries, including by improving transparency, governance, and reducing the impact of harmful fisheries subsidies; 
  2. Improving aquaculture, including by increasing biosecurity to prevent disease, and supporting new development models in aquaculture