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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...

“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...

‘Galamsey’ activities stalling sustainable fishery efforts

Despite an extended government ban on illegal mining and deployment of a joint task force to curb the menace, ‘galamsey’ activities along communities on...

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