Somalia Sustainable Fisheries Development Policy Note (June 2016)

This fisheries policy note briefly describes the political economy of Somalia with an emphasis on the marine and fisheries economy. Recent activities in the sector and opportunities for further World Bank engagement and investment are identified both in the context of the Somali Compact and the associated economic planning framework; the various Somali federal and regional statements of fisheries policy; and also at the level of international regional cooperation on international fisheries, on maritime control, on trade and on sustainable use of the marine environment.