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Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization

Republic of Burundi acceded to the LVFO convention

The United Republic of Burundi officially acceded to the LVFO convention on 4th October 2017. LVFO convetion was amended by the council of Ministers at its 9th Session held in Nairobi, Kenya on 29 January 2016 with a view to, inter alia, opening membership to all Partner States of the East African Community, and extending the competence of the LVFO to the fisheries and aquaculture resources of the East African Community water bodies. Burundi is the forth member to join, after Uganda, Kenya and  Tanzania.