FAO Regional Office for Africa

PO Box 1628 Accra , GHANA
Tel: +233 21 675 000
Fax: +233 21 668 427

Email: FAO-RAF@fao.org

Website: http://www.fao.org/fi/default.asp

The mission of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of FAO is to facilitate and secure the long-term sustainable development and utilization of the world's fisheries and aquaculture. FAO is acutely aware of the fundamental social and economic role played by these two sectors in: Meeting global and national sustainable food security. Providing self and paid employment for fishing and aquaculture related communities as a means of alleviating poverty in these fishing communities and stemming rural/urban drift. Contributing to national and international trade. Generating income