July 29, 2022, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - Hector Ramirez, owner of a fish market, stores mahi mahi (dolphin fish) for freezing in the refrigerators of his business located on the banks of the Osama River in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In Santo Domingo, fishermen work on the banks of the Osama River, which has an entrance to the Caribbean Sea, where they have rafts 30 to 40 nautical miles from this place.
FISH4ACP is an initiative of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) aimed at making fisheries and aquaculture value chains more sustainable. It contributes to food and nutrition security, economic prosperity and job creation by ensuring the economic, social and environmental sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. FISH4ACP is implemented by FAO with funding from the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).