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Region:    Africa & Western Indian Ocean

Technical support to the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) Liberia

DG Development (European Commission) - Project Dates:

Description of Project:
The objective of this was project was to improve the institutional capacity of the National Authority for Fisheries and Aquaculture to deliver on its national and international fisheries sector governance obligations as a regulator, supervisor, and coordinating agency. The three year project provided a long-term fisheries management expert to be embedded in NaFAA, and for a variety of short-term experts to complete specific inputs related to fisheries legislation/regulations, fisheries economics and a business plan for NaFAA, and a marine biologist. A range of technical outputs and capacity-building initiatives were provided.