Urgent call for unified actions amongst the South-West Indian Ocean Countries ahead of upcoming IOTC session

25-04-2024 - Several high-level government officials of the fisheries sector from the South-West Indian Ocean Countries, namely, Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius (online representation), Oman, Seychelles, Tanzania and Zanzibar met on Friday 19th April 2024 at L’Escale Hotel, in Seychelles, to discuss a common strategy regarding the conservation and management of the yellowfin tuna stock in the region.  Read more

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The Aquaculture Department reaches out to Career Guidance Teachers

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Seychelles showcases its best products at Seafood Expo in Barcelona

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Seychelles and Comoros sign agreement to help combat IUU fishing in EEZ

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