FUNCTIONS

  • Fisheries policy
  • Fisheries marketing policy
  • Fishing licensing
  • Development of fisheries
  • Fish quality assurance
  • Co-ordination of development of policy, legal, regulatory and institutional framework for the fisheries industry and the blue economy
  • Enhancement of technical cooperation with patner states
  • Co-ordinating maritime spatial planning and intergrated coastal zone management
  • Protection and regulation of maritime ecosystems
  • Management and licensing of local and foreign fishing trawlers in kenya waters.
  • Protection of the maritime resources in EEZ
  • Overall policy for exploitation of agro-based maritime resources
  • Policy on development of fishing ports and associated infrastructure
  • Capacity building for sustainable exploitation of agro-based maritime resources