Certification, Fisheries Improvement Projects
and responsible sourcing
Africa & Western Indian Ocean
Bench-marking of the 'Sustainable Indian Ocean Tuna Initiative (SIOTI) Fisheries Improvement Project Seychelles
SWIOFP - Project Dates:
January 2023 - June 2023
Description of Project:
The 'Sustainable Indian Ocean Tuna Initiative (SIOTI) Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) is assisting the Seychelles and EU-flagged purse seine fleet progress to meeting the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for responsible fisheries.
An independent spaciualist from Poseidon conducted annual benchmarking of the FIP against the MSC Standard versions 2.01 and 3.