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IGAD holds a meeting on Uganda’s National Blue Economy Coordination Platform (NBECP)

February 18, 2024
February 16, 2024 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development, in collaboration with the Swedish Government (SIDA), convened a two-day…
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Regional Media Training for Blue Economy Experts and Journalists

February 8, 2024
February 11, 2024 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), through its Blue Economy project financed by the Government…
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Regional Youth Awareness Creation Training on Blue Economy and Healthy Aquatic Ecosystems

November 24, 2023
November 24, 2023 (JUBA, South Sudan): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday wrapped-up Regional Youth Awareness Creation Training on…
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IGAD Blue Economy Project’s Steering Committee Gauges Implementation Progress

October 29, 2023
October 27, 2023 (ENTEBBE, Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday wrapped-up its Blue Economy Project’s 2nd Steering Committee…
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Validation Workshop on the Inventory of Pollutants in the IGAD Coastal Member States

September 22, 2023
September 22, 2023 (ARTA, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday concluded a regional Validation Workshop on the Inventory…
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IGAD-Promoting the Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Resources

September 3, 2023
September 1, 2023 (NAIVASHA, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday concluded a regional workshop for the validation of…
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Enhancing Gender Sensitivity in Blue Economy in IGAD Coastal Countries

August 8, 2023
August 7, 2023 (MOGADISHU, Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development, through its Agriculture and Environment Division in collaboration with the…
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IGAD, AU-IBAR and ECOFISH Programme Jointly Organized Blue Economy Knowledge Share Fair

June 19, 2023
June 16, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya): Over 200 representatives from more than 20 organizations, dedicatedto Africa's thriving blue economy sector, including…
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Djibouti Validates and Technically Adopts a National Blue Economy Strategy.

May 25, 2023
May 25, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with the financial support of the Government of Sweden,…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Blue Economy

Training on the UNECA Blue Economy Valuation Toolkit (BEVTK) to IGAD Member States

May 19, 2023
May 15-17, 2023 (Nairobi, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in collaboration with Sub-Regional Office of East Africa (SRO-EA) of…
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Consultative meeting on Somalia Blue Economy Framework and Sectoral Investment Plans Development

May 4, 2023
April 29, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya): The consultative meeting on Somalia Blue Economy Implementation Framework and Sectoral Investment Plans was a…
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IGAD Trains Fishing Communities and Experts on Value Added Fish Production

April 11, 2023
April 7, 2023 (SEBETA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) yesterday wrapped-up the Training of Trainers (ToT) for Fish…
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IGAD Launches a Sustainable Ecosystem Management Project for Pastoralists in Cross-border Areas

March 19, 2023
March 18, 2023 (ASSOSA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today launched the Sustainable Ecosystem Management (SEM) project at…
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WATCH The Minister of Livestock & Fisheries of South Sudan, Hon Onyoti Adigo, wrapping up the Ministerial meeting for the adoption of the National Blue Economy Strategy 2023-2027

March 9, 2023
https://youtu.be/0Vi4f_RetAU   Download attached signed Communique in PDF below  COMMUNIQUE: Declaration on the Validation and Adoption of the National Blue…
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Approval of the National Blue Economy Strategy for Sudan for the Year (2023-2027)

March 2, 2023
Port Sudan, February 28, 2023 (SUNA) - The national strategy for the blue economy (2023-2027) was approved today at the…
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Uganda Validates its National Blue Economy Strategy in Collaboration with IGAD

February 23, 2023
February 24, 2023 (KAMPALA, Uganda): Under the overall coordination of the Ministry of Water and Environment of Uganda and in…
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Kenya Validates its National Blue Economy Strategy in Collaboration with IGAD

February 16, 2023
February 15, 2023 (NAIVASHA, Kenya): The Ministry of Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs of Kenya in collaboration with the…
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Somalia Endorses Its National Blue Economy (BE) Strategy

February 3, 2023
January 30, 2023 (MOGADISHU, Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with the financial support of the Government of Sweden,…
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Plastic Waste Management along Djibouti Coastal Cities

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), alongside Djibouti Blue Economy Sectors representative experts, concluded a…
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Ethiopia Adopts a National Blue Economy Strategy in Line with IGAD Regional Blue Economy Strategy

December 22, 2022
December 19, 2022 (BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia): The Minister for Transport and Logistics of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E…
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IGAD to Support Ethiopia Adopt a National Blue Economy Strategy

December 17, 2022
December 16, 2022 (BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today inaugurated a two-day workshop for the purpose…
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IGAD Trains on Integration of Blue Economy into National Development Plans

December 2, 2022
December 1, 2022 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) held a three-day Training on Coordination Mechanisms, Policy…
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IGAD Blue Economy Steering Committee Meets for the First Time

November 10, 2022
Enhancing Blue Economy in the IGAD Member States for Biodiversity Conservations and Livelihood Diversification   November 9, 2022 (JUBA, South…
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IGAD Strives for a better Coordination of Sustainable Fisheries Initiatives

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) The representatives of 7 IGAD Member States met from 16 to 18 August 2022…
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IGAD Trains on Development of National Blue economy Strategy

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022 (MOGADISHU, Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today wrapped-up the IGAD Member States National Blue Economy…
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IGAD Promotes Sustainable Development in Sudan through Blue Economy

July 7, 2022
July 4, 2022, Sabaloga, River Nile State in Sudan. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today launched the National Validation Workshop…
Building Capacity of Fishing Communities In South Sudan
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Building Capacity of Fishing Communities In South Sudan

June 13, 2022
June 12, 2022 (BOR, South Sudan): As part of the Ecofish Project, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) held a…