The Deep Sea Fishing Authority (DSFA) is established under section 5 of the Deep Sea Fisheries Management and Development Act No 5. 2020. The overall objectives of the DSFA is to manage and develop fisheries conservation and related activities in the Exclusive Economic Zone and all areas which the United Republic Tanzania exercises jurisdiction for the exercise of effective control of fishing and related activities of nationals of the United Republic in areas beyond national jurisdiction.


To be a vibrant fishery in the Exclusive Economic Zone that meets national and regional needs of the present and future generations


The fisheries in the URT EEZ are developed, managed, conserved and sustainably utilized for economic and improved livelihoods