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Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization

Agriculture Minister of Uganda delivers message of commitment to Regional Fisheries Management

On the 4th of October 2018, Hon. Vincent Sempijja the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries visited the Secretariat of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) in Jinja district. To read more about the visit of the Hon. Minister, click the link below:

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Training Workshop on Aquaculture Statistics Data Collection, Reporting and Dissemination in the East African Region, Jinja, Uganda, 8th - 12th October 2018

The training workshop on aquaculture statistics data collection, reporting and dissemination in the East African region took place at the LVFO Secretariat, Jinja-Uganda, from 8th to 12th October 2018. The workshop was attended by Aquaculture Officers from the East African Partner States...

Lake wide Hydro-acoustic survey from 9th September to 8th October 2018

LVFO through the LVFO-GIZ project titled ‘Responsible Fisheries Business Chains on Lake Victoria’ is planning to conduct a lakewide hydroacoustic survey from 9th September to 8th October 2018 on Lake Victoria. The objectives of this survey are to estimate the amount of fish (biomass) in the Lake...

ABALOBI Mobile Application Workshop Participants group photo

ABALOBI Mobile Application Workshop

GIZ through its programme "Responsible Fisheries Chain Project (RFBCP)" is conducting a workshop to explore with stakeholders, possibilities, chances and challenges of implementing the ABALOBI Application in the Lake Victoria context. The workshop is taking place at LVFO Secretariat, Jinja -...

Adolf Gerstl (RFBC Project team leader) introducing the project to state representatives and stakeholders.

RFBC Project Launched at the 1st regular session of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectoral Council of Ministers.

On Friday, 2nd March the GIZ project on Fisheries, namely the Responsible Fisheries Business Chains Project, was launched at the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectoral Council of Ministers in Entebbe.
It was the first sectoral council since the review of the LVFO convention, during which the head of...

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...