Unloading a catch of yellow fin tuna from a small-scale fishing boat at the harbour of the capital, Victoria, on Mahà?Island. - - Southwest Indian Ocean Fishery Development and Management Project. The FAO/UNDP Southwest Indian Ocean Fishery Development and Management Project is a 6-year project based on Mahà?Island in the Seychelles. Its main objectives are to review the present state of fisheries in the area and to analyse future prospects. It deals with stock assessment, the problems of small-scale fisheries and the harmonization of legislation as applied to the fishing industry.