Program Manager - West and Central Africa
Dame Mboup is a Global Fishing Watch consultant for West Africa and the acting lead in Africa, advocating for transparency in the fisheries sector by providing public information related to monitoring, control and surveillance.
A former Senegalese Navy captain, Dame served as the director of Senegal’s monitoring, control and surveillance department. He has been a member of the drafting group for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization Port States Measures Agreement (PSMA) to deter illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, and vice president in the technical consultation to finalize the text. The agreement was adopted by the UN in 2009. Dame was the chairman of the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission Monitoring Working Group involved in the management of combined fisheries surveillance operations in the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission (SRFC) area. He also represented his country in the International Conference on the Governance of High Seas Fisheries and the UN Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFA) in St. Johns, Canada, in May 2005. Certified in public management and administration, Dame also enjoys jogging and farming in his spare time.