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Mandate & Core Functions

Mandate and Core Functions

The object of the fund shall be to provide supplementary funding for activities geared towards management, development and capacity building, awards and urgent mitigation to ensure the sustainability of the fisheries resource.

The Functions of the Fish Levy Trust Fund (FLTF) include:

  • Formulate, implement and initiate policies, regulations, strategies, standards and guidelines for the Fund;

  • Consolidate fish levies from persons engaged in fishing or fishing related activities in line with the Fish Levy Order;

  • Develop, implement and review programs and projects for the Fund

  • Maintain proper books and records of account of the income, expenditure, assets and liabilities of the Fund

  • Promote protection, conservation and utilization of fishery resources

  • Ensure compliance of fish levy regulations, standards and guidelines

  • Develop, implement and review principles for the grant of monies from the Fund;

  • Form collaborations and partnerships to raise funds to support programs and projects of the Fund;

  • Invest surplus funds in line with the objects and purpose of the Fund;