Poaching Threatens Sierra Leone's Small-Scale Fishermen
With a high unemployment rate, fishing is one of the few options left for Sierra Leonean youth . But pirate fishers and an uninterested government are threatening their livelihood.
Greenpeace helps tackle overfishing in West Africa.
Sierra Leone: Fish Shortage! Minister Clears the Air
Concord Times, 7 August 2012
Contrary to claims by some fishing vessel agents that the implementation of various reforms by the ministry of fisheries and marine resources to curb illegal fishing is responsible ... read more »
Sierra Leone: World Bank Donates Seven Vans for Fisheries Management
Concord Times, 2 August 2012
In its drive to help address opportunities and challenges in Sierra Leone's fishing sector, the World Bank Country Manager, Vijay Pillai, Monday handed over seven new pick-up vans ... read more »
Sierra Leone: NEPAD Experts Advice Govt on Fisheries
Concord Times, 29 August 2012
A member of the Aquaculture Working Group Committee of the New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) and Partnership for African Fisheries (PAF), Prof. Kofi Abban, has urged ... read more »
Sierra Leone: Wellington Market Women Cry for Help
Concord Times, 17 September 2012
Traders at Wellington Market in the east of Freetown have complained about their market's deteriorating structures and the poor state of the environment in which they sell saying ... read more »