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** PLEASE DESCRIBE THIS IMAGE **As a measure to control the illegalities that hit the fish industry in the mid 2000 leading to reduction in fish stocks, UFPEA members made a commitment to take part in the comanagement of the fish resources. In 2007 a self policing and control programmes was started with the appointment of independent inspectors that carry out impromptu inspection in all fish processing companies and measures all fish processed. The association has a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Fisheries to sanction deterrent measures to any fish factory found non complaint. This measure has greatly contributed to efforts leading to the gradual recovery the Nile Perch stocks