ABOUT US


  • OUR ORGANISATION

    ABALOBI is a hybrid social enterprise. ABALOBI ICT4FISHERIES is a registered public non-profit and public benefit organisation backed by ABALOBI LABS.

  • OUR VISION

    We seek to contribute towards thriving, equitable and sustainable small-scale fishing communities globally, through the development of Technology For Good.

  • OUR TEAM

    We are a diverse team of scientists, small-scale fishers, fisheries experts, community engagement practitioners, developers, environmental anthropologists, seafood transformation experts, food systems advisors and social change innovators.

  • OUR REACH

    We are a South African-based organisation with international reach. We partner with like-minded organisations across the globe to deploy our solutions in various small-scale fisheries contexts.
    Key partners include: Blue Ventures, Irish Islands Marine Resource Organisation (IIMRO), Future Of Fish , Pesca Sustenavel, Seychelles Hook & Line Fishers Organisation, Ocean Outcomes, WWF, Conservation International, World Conservation Society, Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions, SOPACT.

  • OUR SERVICES

    Our modular technology ecosystem, including our FISHER-to-MARKETPLACE and MONITOR solutions, are packaged as Software As A Service (SAAS). This service is underpinned by Community Development, a Community-Supported Fishery Model, Community-level Fisheries Improvement and Impact Measurement.


BOARD MEMBERS & FUNDERS



  • BOARD MEMBERS

    Mr Johan Bosini (Chair)
    Sustainability & Entrepreneurial Development

    Prof. Kevern Cochrane
    Global Fisheries Policy Expert

    Dr Nicole Franz (Observer)
    Global Small-Scale Fisheries Expert

    Mr Alexander Lanz (Observer)
    Funder Representative

    Mr Abongile Ngqongwa (Co-founder)
    Fisheries Management Advisor

    Dr Yemi Oloruntuyi
    Fisheries Improvement Project & Eco-label Expert/Developing World Fisheries

    Dr Serge Raemaekers (Director/Co-founder)
    Ocean Innovation Technology Expert

    Mr Nicolaas Waldeck (Co-founder)
    Community Engagement Director

  • FUNDERS

    ABALOBI‘s programme of work is currently supported by:

    The Happel Foundation
    The Oak Foundation
    The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
    Swedish Society for Nature Conservation
    Food & Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
    Goverment of Flanders
    Allan Gray
    WWF-Mediterranean
    African Union


Join our team

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES & GENERAL PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES


Submit your CV

> SUBMIT

POWER BI & DATA SCIENCE ASSISTANT:


Full Job Description
Deadline: 09-08-2021

> APPLY NOW

SEYCHELLES PROGRAMME MANAGER:
ECDT & DIGITAL MARKETPLACE IMPLEMENTATION


Full Job Description
Deadline: 15-08-2021

> APPLY NOW


EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

  • SAAS & COLLABORATE

    ABALOBI is expanding with local implementation partners across the globe. We welcome expressions of interest from fisher organisations and their partners:

EXPRESS INTEREST

  • MEDIA REQUESTS

    For all media-related queries and collaborations:

MEDIA REQUEST

  • RESEARCH & INTERN

    Explore research and internship opportunities, or lodge your CV as a prospective candidate:

RESEARCH  & INTERN




 ABALOBI is a South African-based, global social enterprise seeking to elevate small-scale fishing communities through the joint development of Technology For Good.



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