Eliminating Illegal fishing Practices in Ghana Promise Sustainable Livelihoods and Economic Growth
( Frozen blocks of fish being prepared for tans-shipment from a trawler to a saiko canoe )

(Frozen blocks of fish being prepared for tans-shipment from a trawler to a saiko canoe. Photo credit: EJF) Illegal fishing practices in Ghana’s fisheries sector continue to push stocks of some key species, such as sardinella, mackerel and anchovy otherwise known as the ‘people fish’ to the brink of collapse. These fish species represent an affordable and accessible food protein source for poor households and play a crucial role in maintaining good nutrition and health. One such illegalities which…

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