Biodiversity Management Unit: Fisheries Component
Advance Africa was commissioned by the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) to develop the Biodiversity Management Unit (BMU), responsible for monitoring and evaluation of water quality, integrated ecosystems management and the conservation of biodiversity.
Fish Study on Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika Fish Trade
World Bank Group funded assignment to identify infrastructure to support the fisheries economy to the improvement of quality, waste reduction and increased revenues along the fish value chain around Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika.
Seychelles Seafood Value Chain Assessment
Advance Africa are currently undertaking a value chain and feasibility study to guide investment in fish processing & services sector and assessment of maximum carrying capacity.
Biodiversity Management Unit: Finding the Maloti Minnow
Advance Africa in partnership with the Lesotho Highland Development Authority’s (LHDA) Biodiversity Management Unit (BMU), undertook two comprehensive electrofishing surveys that aimed to re-assess the distribution of the endangered and iconic Maloti minnow in the Lesotho Highlands.
Fisheries Survey: Liwonde National Park, Malawi
Published Articles & Academic Consultancies
Professor Hecht is highly regarded by his peers and has published in excess of 150 peer reviewed scientific papers. He has been entrusted by national, regional and local governments to establish development frameworks, industry programmes and policy, governing aquaculture and fisheries sectors.