May 19, 2016
Sierra Leone: World Bank Says License Fees for Fishing Trawlers Too Low
The Country Manager for the World Bank office in Sierra Leone yesterday stated that license fees paid by trawlers sailing in the country's waters are too low, and that as a result… Read more »
April 20, 2016
Sierra Leone: Fishermen Accuse of Spilling Petrol On Fish Catch for Preservation
Fish mongers buying fish from fishermen at various wharfs in the Western Area have accused the latter of pouring petrol on fish catch as a means of preserving while out in the sea. Read more »
March 01, 2016
Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone - Now Is Time to Turn Attention to Value Added Sectors Such As Fisheries
With iron ore prices still tumbling down development partners are encouraging the Government of Sierra Leone to now focus on value addition sectors such as fisheries and… Read more »
February 29, 2016
Sierra Leone: Lack of Government Supportfishermen May Return to 'Bad Fishing Method'
Fishermen in England field, Tombo, Shenge, Kent and Tokeh wharfs may return to the use of monofilament fishing nets, which the government in 2010 described as a 'bad fishing… Read more »
October 20, 2015
Sierra Leone: Goderich Fishermen Face Livelihood Threat By Fishing Trawlers
The wharf at Goderich on the western axis of the Freetown peninsula is one of the largest fishing hubs in the Western Area. Artisanal fishermen and fishmongers arrive at the wharf… Read more »
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