Vision: Like-minded organisations work together to ensure that healthy marine ecosystems underpin a robust seafood industry in southern Africa.

The RFA is comprised of a small group of like-minded organisations that are willing to contribute resources and time towards the achievement of the following strategic objectives:

  1. Promote and implement responsible fishing practices through the sharing of information, expertise and the development of competencies
  2. Influence policy and fishery governance
  3. Develop skills of fishers and fisheries managers to implement an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) Management
  4. Promote and implement independent high quality research on the implementation of an EAF
  5. Effective engagement with market mechanisms (e.g. SASSI, MSC and retailers)
  6. Positioning responsible fisheries in the public space