What has the Seychelles’ sovereign blue bond achieved since 2018?

The fisheries sector is second only to tourism in the Seychelles. The fisheries sector contributes significantly to the GDP and employs 17% of the population. According to the National Bureau of Statistics in 2018, Seychelles has seen a 116% increase in the total...

SeyCCAT attends Africa Blue Economy Forum 2019

Angelique Pouponneau, the CEO of SeyCCAT, was invited to speak at the Africa Blue Economy Forum, which took place on the 25-26th of June in Tunis, Tunisia. There, she shared insights on how the Trust and the Development Bank of Seychelles manage the portfolio of $15...

Seychelles launches World’s First Sovereign Blue Bond

THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES/ WASHINGTON/ BALI, OCTOBER 29 —The Republic of Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond—a pioneering financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects. The bond, which raised US$15...

SeyCCAT’s contribution to Ocean Literacy

“Ocean literacy has been historically defined as “the understanding of human influence on the Ocean and the Ocean’s influence on people.” It is not only about increasing awareness on the state of the ocean, but it is also, about providing tools and approaches to...