University of Cape Town

ABALOBI is a co-designed & fisher-driven mobile app suite to transform small-scale fisheries governance ‘from hook to cook’.

Product description Brand name and product description

Abalobi includes apps specific to the role of fisher, monitor, manager, co-operative and market in the small-scale fisheries sector. Abolobi is currently in a prototype stage.

ABALOBI is a registered non-profit organisation (191-303 NPO)

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

South Africa

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

University of Cape Town, South African National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Free, open source

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.


SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service
Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

SSF (Small-Scale Fisheries) and Government officials

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