UNDP Mauritius2024-03-25T16:19:21+04:00


To sustainably manage coastal fisheries and improve the economic situation of artisanal fishing community in Mauritius, the ECOFISH-UNDP project provided the following support to date:

  • 2 sets of Single Buoy Fish Aggregating Devices (FAD) have been received and deployed at sea and the procurement of 3 remaining sets are completed with 1 FAD already despatched to Rodrigues
  • 196 fishers were sensitized on the best fishing practices


  • Sensitisation and dissemination of information to artisanal fishers (including young people and women) on best fishing practices
  • Construction and installation of modern FADs with satellite buoys and biomass sensors for improved fishing efficiency
  • Purchase of Satellite Buoy Tracking/Biomass Software and development of an App to be used by artisanal fishers to locate the FADS as well as to better plan their fishing trips


  • Artisanal fishers use best fishing practices for sustainable management of marine resources
  • Artisanal fishers operate environmentally friendly post-harvest fish processing plant
  • ​More artisanal fishers apply EU-norms for fish processing
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