Fish Stocks Recovering in East Africa's Fragile Lake Victoria
Fish stocks in Lake Victoria are recovering after the Ugandan defence forces began policing the water ten months ago to control illegal fishing - but at the same time scientists are warning that agricultural effluent and untreated wastewater being discharged into the lake are major contributors to the destruction of its fragile ecosystem.
Independent (Kampala), 13 December 2017
Fish lovers can now enjoy the succulent white flesh of Nile Perch or Tilapia from Lake Victoria as the stocks recovers since the Uganda People's Defence Forces under the Fisheries… Read more »
A fisherman at the Ggaba landing site recently.
East African, 12 December 2017
Agricultural effluent and untreated wastewater being discharged into Lake Victoria are major contributors to the destruction of its fragile ecosystem. Read more »
East Africa: The Tiny Island Which Creates a Big Problem
The Conversation Africa, 6 December 2017
For as far back as anyone could remember, Migingo was nothing more than an uninhabited pinprick on Lake Victoria. One of three small islands in the eastern waters that make up an… Read more »