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CSO’s call for transparency and accountability standards in fisheries

According to the African Union, the continent loses between US$2-5billion annually due to the mismanagement of African fisheries - citing inadequate transparency and accountability...

Gov’t to clamp down on illegal fishing

Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD), Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has said that following postponement of the August Closed Season to next year, her...

No fishing in August…Gov’t declares

Minister announces Closed Season to revive dying sector Closed Season begins August 7 to September 4, 2018 Offenders to pay between US$500,000...

The State of Artisanal Fisheries…How much time does Ghana have?

Ghana’s fishing industry provides livelihoods for over 2.9 million people, 10% of the current total population. Employment and livelihoods based on the fishing sector...

Fisheries sector nears demise as growth dips to -8%

It used to be one of the booming sectors of the economy. It generated massive employment for people. It was a source of livelihood...

“Aquaculture for Food and Jobs” to be launched in May

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) has said it will launch its flagship ‘Aquaculture for Food and Jobs’ programme by end of...

Zambia economy grew 4.1 pct in 2017: preliminary CSO data

Zambia’s economy grew 4.1 percent in 2017, up from 3.4 percent in 2016, Central Statistical Office (CSO) data showed on Thursday. Agriculture, forestry and fishing...

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