Project Name:

Pre Assessment of the Nile Perch fishery on Lake Victoria 

Country:

Uganda / Tanzania / Kenya 
Lake Victoria Fisheries Organisation (LVFO)  - Project Dates:   April 2008 - May 2008

Detailed narrative description of project:

This pre-assessment examines the Nile perch fishery on Lake Victoria, jointly managed by Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.

The main purpose of the pre-assessment is to obtain a clear understanding of the nature, scale and intensity of the fishery and to identify any issues regarding MSC certification associated with the fishery, that may compromise a main assessment.

Detailed narrative description of actual services provided by Poseidon Aquatic
Resource Management Ltd:

Poseidon provided the main assessor, who visited the three riparian countries to determine the potential issues and constraints to full certification.