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ABALOBI (meaning aEUR~traditional fisheraEUR(TM) in the isiXhosa language) is an African-based, fisher-driven social enterprise with global reach. Our interconnected mobile apps and cloud-based technologies include an electronic Catch Documentation and Traceability platform, a MARKETPLACE for fair Seafood with a Story, and an integrated digital transactional system. We work with small-scale fishers on the human-centred design of this platform, and undertake capacity-building towards community entrepreneurship and improved Safety-at-Sea. We operate ABALOBI MARKETPLACE with fishers and their partner organisations to achieve transparent, equitable and responsible supply chains, with the intention of catalysing small-scale fisheries improvement and sustainable fisheries management. Support our COVID-19 response: