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Do you want to help us build sustainable fishery in the Horn of Africa – to combat poverty and food insecurity, and create local job opportunities and better health? FairFishing has been acknowledged for creating true impact in a troubled region – and with your help, we can create an even bigger impact.

LOCAL ENGAGEMENT — GLOBAL IMPACT

  • FairFishing’s vision for 2024:

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  • 10 million USD in turnover among local partners

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  • 10 million people living better lives in Horn of Africa

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KEY RESULTS

Fish

In 2019

1.345.000 KG

Fish registered in FairFishing stations and locally consumed.

In 2019

5.380.000 $

In turnover among local fishers, mongers, chefs and street-kitchen owners.

Income

Since 2013

400 %

Income increase among partners in Berbera

Since 2013

5.000 jobs

Has been created along the fish value chain.

CREATING A FRESH FISH VALUE CHAIN: COOL CLEAN & TASTY

FairFishing works to improve the whole fish value chain, from sea to consumer:

  • At sea – hands on training in fishing and quality

  • Station – 24/7 ice production & cold storage

  • Transportation – Frequent distribution of cool clean and tasty fish

  • Shops & market – fish sold by spieces, displayed on ice

  • Consumer – Improved skills and from one to ten recipes

FairFishing Charter

Cool

Always zero degrees

Clean

Clean boats, clean hands, clean shops, clean kitchens

Tasty

Tasty dishes for family meals, street food and restaurants

Sustainable

Sustainable fishing methods, no trawling, no Illegal fishing, no over-fishing

Local owned

Local fishery organizations, the government, municipalities and FairFishing collaboration

Open

Open and equal to all, men and women, young and old, large and small scale fishers

Legal

Follows national and international fishing regulations

Saving 20% for tomorrow

Constantly improving to maintain food security, ensure nutrition and boost innovation

Fair is fair

Transparent governance, honest business ethics, shared prosperity

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A simple fishery infrastructure concept

A simple concept starting with

  • A sea full of fish
  • 4 containers
  • 1 ice machine
  • 1 Cooling room for wash and storage
  • 200 nets

Has in five years facilitiated

  • 4 fishery stations
  • 4 fish markets
  • 25 Partners who own +50 boats and +20 shops
  • 1 Workshop boat and engine workshop

Through the principles and practice of

  • Local ownership
  • Non-profit
  • Inclusion and transparency
  • Step by step implementation
  • User pay- model

Developing to a simple market concept

  • 1 day trainings or events
  • 10-20 participants
  • 3 modules – Cool, Clean & Tasty fish

Format, focus  and target group formed after need and possibilities – resulting in concepts with results as outlined below:

Fresh Fish on the Dish trainings

  • 400+ women, fishers, mongers & chefs
  • Learning how to keep fish Cool, Clean & Tasty
  • Engaged value chain ensuring Fresh Fish on the Dish
  • Building a sustainable relationship to local food resource

Fresh Fish for New Generation

  • 100+ children
  • Learning through play
  • Communicating out into society through a medium that speaks on a national level
  • Building a relationship with local food resources

All Taste, no Waste

  • 400+ women, chefs & participants
  • Learning how to utilise the whole tasty fish
  • Ensure no fish -waste in a region with food insecurity
  • Develop an economical and nutritious way to feed families

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

UN Sustainable Developoment goal: No poverty
UN Sustainable Developoment goal: Zero hunger

FairFishing works with several of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals through our value chain initiatives. Click here to read more.

Donate to FairFishing

A small donation contributes to better living:

DKK 100 can give a shop-owner a proper knife and cutting board

DKK 250 can give a new fisher a  start-up kit with fishing gear.

DKK 500 allows a chef to set up a street kitchen.

Make your donation through MobilePay or Bank Transfer.

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Bank Transfer

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Bank Transfer

IBAN:DK3984010001050733
SWIFT/BIC: MEKUDK21

Account name: Fair Fishing Indsamlingskonto
Bank: Merkur, Bispensgade 16, DK-9000 Aalborg

THE FAIRFISHING FAMILY

FairFishing’s 3-person Secretariat is located in Copenhagen, Denmark – but first and foremost, FairFishing is led by 2 local management teams. Hover over the map below to see where our local teams have been implementing actions during the years:

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Board

Claus Bindslev

Chairman

Nextstep by Bindslev

Mahad Aden

Vice Chairman

Internal Audit Danish National Bank

Jonas Bengtson

Board Member

Head of Transformation, APM Terminals

Kurt Christensen

Board Member

Fishery Expert

Anne Kobæk

Board Member

Country Director Folkekirkens Nødhjælp

Hans Jakob Folker

Board Member

Partner in Kromann Reumert

Contact us

FairFishing is always looking for new ideas and solutions! Please contact us if you can contribute with knowledge, services or in-kind donations.

We are also interested in CSR co-operations and funding possibilities, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

Donors and contributors

Trafigura Foundation
European Union
Orients Fond
A.P. Møller Fonden