Gambia: Fishermen raise concern over climate change, illegal fishing amidst govt. neglect allegation

Date: October 20, 2021


Fishermen in Gunjur, western region of The Gambia, have raised their concerns over the scarceness of fish in the landing sites, especially the sardinella species which the public consume a lot because they are the cheapest.

Many fishermen associate the scarcity of the fish to illegal fishing practices, climate change and unfavorable fishing agreements between the government and international community.

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