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Developing a Sustainable Model of Certified Fisheries for the Protection of Cabo Verde's Santa Luzia Marine Reserve Biodiversity
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Biosfera 1
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$138,537
DATES
Apr 2019
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Mar 2021
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$138,537
DATES
Apr 2019
-
Mar 2021

Undertake a pilot study to evaluate options for developing sustainable fishing schemes inside and outside the Marine Protected Area of Santa Luzia, in Cabo Verde. The project will collect key information on the fishing activities, set up a participatory monitoring system and pilot a certification scheme with premium for fishermen adopting sustainable practices. A long-term expected outcome is to improve the conservation status of important fish species (including sharks) in the protected areas.

Strategic Direction: 1 Support civil society to engage stakeholders in demonstrating integrated approaches for the conservation of biodiversity in coastal areas