Ghana given second ‘yellow card’ warning from EU over illegal fishing

Date: June 2, 2021

Source: Environmental Justice Foundation

The Ghanaian government’s failure to tackle illegal fishing has resulted in a second yellow card – a formal warning that could lead to a seafood export ban to the EU. The recently appointed Fisheries Minister must break with the past to enforce Ghana’s own laws and eradicate illegal fishing, while ensuring transparency across the industry that will expose illegal operators and reward those who abide by the law.

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