ABALOBI is a South African-based, global social enterprise. Our mission is to contribute towards thriving, equitable, Climate Change resilient and sustainable small-scale fishing communities globally, through the joint development of Technology For Good.
Our technologies and programmes poise small-scale fishers for social, economic and ecological sustainability. We believe in participatory fisheries rebuilding strategies that consider ocean life and livelihoods.
E-logbook, data dashboards, basic bookkeeping, permits safekeeping & weather forecasts
Community-based catchmonitoring & real-time reporting
Coach-basedcurriculum & courses
Modular, stepping stone infrastructure for fisher groups & intermediaries
1st mile traceability system, digital market for fisher groups & financial services
FISH WITH A STORY
South Africa’s Community-SupportedFishery programme
Community-based post-harvest& product development
Scoping, impact measurement, training& data analysis
DATA SECURITY &, SOVEREIGNTY
SUPPORTING IMPLEMENTATIONOF THE UN–FAO VGSSF
'TECH + TOUCH'APPROACH
Our work promotes digital and financial inclusion. Our approach is directed by a suite of fisher-driven 'eCDT' technologies that relate to data empowerment, seafood traceability, fully documented fisheries, fair and transparent supply chains, and community cohesion and entrepreneurship. Critically, we believe that these elements are precursors to longer-term fisheries improvement actions for a transition towards triple bottom line sustainability.
ABALOBI is a South African-based, global social enterprise seeking to elevate small-scale fishing communities through fisher-owned data and the joint development of Technology For Good.