Djibouti fisheries sector receives monetary aid from different sources to exploit the potentiality of the fisheries in Djibouti. The research of the Djibouti fisheries sector has been widely encouraged by the monetary aid from the African Development Bank. They provide a loan for the Djibouti Agriculture Integrated Fisheries Development Project. The project aims at the development of fishing ports and also to the making of a food standards laboratory. The fisheries sector of Djibouti prepares itself to exploit the fishing resources of Djibouti and export the available resources to the European Union countries. The main fish items that are exported from Djibouti include salted anchovies and sardines.
The Djibouti fisheries sector arranges different training programs for the fishermen to make the best use of the available resources. The trainings are provided on behalf of the Government of Djibouti. These trainings not only train the fishermen the art of fishing, but also conservation and stock management. This process henceforth guides the fishermen to lead a better life.
Djibouti fisheries sector encourages fishermen to utilize the latest technology to catch fish in large quantity in minimum time. Spear fishing is practiced widely in Djibouti. Artisanal fishermen contribute a lot in catching fish in large quantity.
The fisheries sector in Djibouti is also concerned about the environmental protection in the marine life of the Red Sea and in the Gulf of Aden.