Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Fisheries and Blue Economy

Department of Fisheries

The mandate of the Department of Fisheries is to provide a conducive policy and legal environment to ensure sustainable fishing, facilitate appropriate physical infrastructure and institutional framework to attract investment and facilitate operations towards improving value chain aimed for export and as a means of national food and nutrition security status and increasing the contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Our Vision

Striving for a sustainable ocean-based economy that contributes to the country’s socio economic development and respects the natural environment.

Our Mission

  • To achieve sustainable transformation & diversification of the ocean’s economy by promoting research and innovation.
  • To share prosperity by increasing Seychellois participation and investment in the blue economy through private sector engagement and partnerships.
  • Ensure food security, well-being and quality of life through empowerment of staff and other stakeholders.

Core Values

  • Good governance
  • Partnerships
  • Respect
  • Solidarity
  • Empowerment