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Fisheries Resources Development

This Section will perform the following activities under the Assistant Director of Fisheries Resource Development:

  1.  Promote development of sustainable fisheries in natural waters;
  2.   Mobilize resources from within and external organizations and governments for fisheries sector development;
  3. Facilitate the conducting of environment impact assessment for all investment in the sector and monitor their implementation;
  4. Strengthen regional and international collaboration with relevant national and international institutions responsible for implementation of fisheries development and management conventions;
  5.  Promote national capacities in cooperation with small scale industries to produce fish and fishery products;
  6.   Promote development of alternative livelihoods in an effort to minimize over-fishing in the capture fisheries and increase income to stakeholders;
  7. Identify investment opportunities and prepare investment guidelines;
  8. Promote private sector enterprise development in the Fisheries Sector by promoting small scale and commercial fishing and aquaculture;
  9. Collect and coordinate statistics for policies, plans and budget development and dissemination to stakeholders;
  10. Coordinate and monitor environmental issues related to fisheries activities in major and minor water bodies;
  11. Monitor, evaluate and maintain Marine Parks and Reserves activities;
  12. Promote establishment and strengthening fisheries collaborative management initiatives;
  13. Promote community participation in the sector (co-management) and collaborate with other related sectors to enhance their participation;
  14. Develop and review management agreement with fisheries collaborative management units;
  15. Develop and review collaborative fisheries management guidelines;
  16. Establish and maintain a national register for fisheries collaborative management units;
  17. Facilitate formation and functioning of fisheries associations;
  18. Monitor and evaluate functions of fisheries collaborative management units and;
  19. Provide mitigating measures in fisheries development activities in order to resolve conflicting objective

 

           REPORTS

  1. TANZANIA REPORT ON LAKE VICTORIA FISHERIES FRAME SURVEY RESULTS 2014. Please click here
  2. ANNUAL STATISTICS REPORT 2013. Please click here
  3.  FISHERIES MANAGEMENT PLAN.    Please Click here