Despite having Africa's longest coastline—all 3000km of it—eating fish is considered "barbaric" in the majority of inner Somali towns. The projects encouraging pirates to turn to fishing run concurrently with promoting the consumption of fish in communities, a healthy life.

The decline in fishing has also opened up Mogadishu's port for greater international traffic. This photo essay, produced whilst reporting with Eduardo Molanos, a Spanish journalist for ABC, exlpores the Somali fishing and port industry.