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General News of Monday, 19 August 2019

Source: Starrfm

Ghana running out of fish?

Women planting mangroves to salvage the dying fishing local economy play videoWomen planting mangroves to salvage the dying fishing local economy

In Ghana, the fishing industry is key to providing incomes and a critical source of nutrition, especially for the poor.

Yet overfishing, poor fishing practices, and pollution are depleting fish stocks, compelling the country to import 300 thousand metric tonnes of fish annually to feed its people.

In the following report, GHOne News’ Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman explores how sustainable fisheries management practices such the planting of mangroves can help salvage an industry that is said to be on the brink of collapse.

watch the video below



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