Indicative List of FAO Projects in West Africa (2002-2013)

TitleGeographic coverage Donor Period Contact Overall budget (USD)
“EAF-Nansen”-"Strengthening the Knowledge Base for and Implementing an Ecosystem Approach to Marine Fisheries in Developing Countries" – (GCP/INT/003/NOR)Global, initial focus Africa Norway Dec. 07 – Nov. 2011 FIMF 18 mill* (NOK101 mill)
Reduction of Environmental Impact from Tropical Shrimp Trawling, through the Introduction of By-catch Reduction Technologies and Change of Management Global: in Africa in Nigeria and Cameroon GEF (cash), June 2002 -Sep 2008 FIIT 9,150,000
Monitoring and management of artisanal fisheries (GCP/MAU/032/SPA) Mauritania Spain 2008-2010 FIEP 3,000,000
Safety at sea for small-scale fisheries in developing countries (GCP/GLO/200/MUL). Global, in Africa in Cape Verde, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal and Sierra Leone Sweden and IMO Dec 06-Dec 08 FIIT 1,700,000
Diversification and Marketing of value-added fishery products in Guinea and Mauritania-CFC INFOPECHE (Common Fund for Commodities) Guinea and Mauritania CFC 2006-2009 FIIU 1,117,800
Capacity building for improving fish trade performance in selected African countries-STDF 134 (Standards and Trade Development Facility) Benin, Gambia, Mauritania, Senegal and Sierra Leone WTO (STDF) Dec 07-Nov 09 FIIU 705,780
Improving marketing efficiency of the small-scale fisheries sector in Mozambique and Angola CFC INFOSA ­CFC/FSCFT/25 Angola and Mozambique CFC 2007-2010 FIIU 694,705
FAO Strategy for Improving Information on Status and Trends of Capture Fisheries (Fishcode STF)-West Africa component FCWC and COREP countries Sweden Jan 07-Dec 09 FIES 600,000
“CECAF Project_ Assistance in the management and development of the fisheries of the Eastern Central Atlantic (GCP/RAF/397/SWE) CECAF Area Sweden Jan 05-Dec 08 RAFI 536,750
Bonne Gouvernance & Gestion durable des Pêches au sein de la CSRP Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana World Bank May 08-Feb 09 FEP/FIMF 200,000
Improving revenues of fishermen from Djibouti, Morocco and Yemen by enhancing seafood exports and upgrading small-scale fisheries-CFC INFOSAMAK Djibouti, Morocco, Yemen CFC Jan 08-Dec 11 FIIU 1,483,158
CopeMed -Coordinación en Apoyo de la Ordenación Pesquera en el Mediterráneo Occidental y Central Western part of the Mediterranean, including Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya. General Secretariat of Marine Fisheries -Spain DG Mare -EC Feb. 08 – Jan. 2011 FIMF 1.8 mill* (€1,350,000)
ArtiFiMed -Développement durable de la pêche artisanale méditerranéenne au Maroc et en Tunisie Tunisia and Morocco AECI -Spain Feb. 08 – Jan. 2011 600,000 USD* (€ 450,000)

Major Pipeline Projects

Title Geographic coverage Donor Period Contact Overall budget (USD)
Swedish Programme in support of the FAO Strategy for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Africa Africa wide Sweden 2009-2012  In the range of 12 mill
CCLME "Protection of the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem; Area" (EP/INT/023/GEF) FAO & UNEP Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Cape Verde, Guinea, Guinea Bissau GEF 2009-2013 FIMF 8 mill (FAO 6.5 mill)