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Region:    Global

Index of Organised Crime in Africa 

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Description of Project:
the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (GI) based in Geneva was developing an Index of Organised Crime in Africa, a measure of 14 crimes by the scale, scope and impact country by country. IUU fishing was to be measured within the environmental crimes category. Poseidon prepared a baseline paper on IUU fishing covering:

1. definitional issues of IUU fishing

2. methodologies for assessing IUU fishing

3. with reference to Africa specifically recommendations for effective actions to better assess/record levels of IUU fishing