A report issued by the European Court of Auditors on separate fishing agreements concluded between the EC and Madagascar, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal and Seychelles revealed that the ratio of the total cost paid by the EC compared to the value of catches differs significantly in each country. The report showed that Senegal and Morocco received the most compensation from the EC while Mozambique received the least.
Who benefits more from the fisheries agreements concluded between the European Community (EC) and the coastal countries of Africa? Some indications are provided in the latest report of the European Court of Auditors, which sheds light on the situation in five African countries: Madagascar, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal and Seychelles.
The first conclusion which can be drawn is that the ratio of the total cost paid by the EC compared to the value of the catches varies considerably from one country to another. Why?