The main Theme of the conference is Fisheries and Aquaculture Research for a Vibrant Blue
Economy in Tanzania (FAR4ViBE).
Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) was established by the Act of Parliament No. 6 of 1980 to promote,
conduct, and co-ordinate fisheries research in Tanzania. The institute operates under the ministry of Livestok and Fisheries in both marine and fresh waters of Tanzania.
Women in Octopus Fishery
Most women in the coastal regions of Tanzania are participating in artisanal fishery for octopus to sustain their liveliholds.