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Region:    Africa & Western Indian Ocean

Pre Assessment of the Nile Perch fishery on Lake Victoria Uganda / Tanzania / Kenya

Lake Victoria Fisheries Organisation (LVFO) - Project Dates:
April 2008 - May 2008

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.

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