beneficial ownership

28 Oct
2020

Source: EJF Ghanaian workers have reported shocking human rights abuses aboard Chinese-owned trawl vessels, from beatings to a lack of drinkable water or basic medicines and punishing working hours. This abuse of the crew goes hand-in-hand with threats, the bribery of fisheries observers and large-scale illegal fishing. The testimonies, documented in a new report from EJF, are […]

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21 Jul
2020

Source: EJF EU consumers are inadvertently supporting illegal practices and severe overfishing in Ghanaโ€™s waters, a new report by EJF has concluded. Industrial trawlers authorised to export to the EU have been linked to illegal foreign ownership and implicated in the use of prohibited nets, fishing in the exclusion zone reserved for small-scale canoe fishers, and the […]

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