Fisheries

GNCFC calls for support to flush out illegalities collapsing artisanal fishery

The Ghana National Canoe Fishers Council (GNCFC) has urged stakeholders in Fisheries to play their respective roles diligently to curtail Illegal Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing. It said the Fisheries Commission, Marine Police, fishers, and all other entities must work with a common goal of ensuring that the distasteful illegalities collapsing artisanal fishery was flushed out. …

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Promoting safety on the Volta Lake: Ghana, Denmark sign phase III of Maritime Cooperation

Ghana and Denmark have signed a renewed agreement designed to deploy modern technology on the Volta Lake to determine safe navigational channels to reduce accidents and their attendant deaths. This marks the third phase of the Ghana-Denmark Strategic Sector Cooperation project which has existed for 6 years. The document, signed by the representatives of the …

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China delivers world’s first 100,000-tonne mobile fish farm

In a world first, China delivered a 100,000-tonne smart aquaculture vessel on Friday in Qingdao City, east China’s Shandong Province. The ship, named Guoxin-1, is the realization of an innovative mobile fish farming model regarded as a technological breakthrough for China’s deep-sea aquaculture industry. The fish farm vessel is 249.9 meters long, with a deadweight …

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Eight feared dead as Chinese Fishing Vessel sinks along Saltpong Marine Waters

A Chinese fishing vessel, MV Comforter 2 has sunk in the wee hours of last Friday, May 6, 2022, along the Elmina – Takoradi marine waters. Its last known position was said to be 46 nautical miles South of Saltpond. Information gathered indicates that 25 crew members were on board including 19 Ghanaians and six …

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WorldFish signs agreement with Premium Aquaculture Limited to transfer GIFT to Nigeria

ALEXANDRIA, March 26, 2022 – WorldFish announced today an inclusive legal agreement with Premium Aquaculture Limited for the transfer of Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) to Nigeria. This agreement will augur the establishment of a GIFT-based aquaculture industry in Nigeria. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are …

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7th Meeting of OACPS Ministers in Charge of Fisheries and Aquaculture

79 Ministers of Fisheries and Aquaculture from the continent, are participating in the 7th Meeting of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific states Ministers in charge of Fisheries and Aquaculture. Over 500 stakeholders and value chain actors will be present. We have an Exhibitions slot for you.. Register Now as an Exhibitor. Kindly click …

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VIV Europe 2022 in co-location with Victam International

GLOBAL EXPERTISE I LOCAL PRACTICE 31 May 2022 – 2 June 2022 VIV Europe is the global Olympics of the animal protein sector for the production & processing of poultry meat, and eggs to pig meat, fish and dairy.  Innovations in animal farming are presented here for the first time to a worldwide audience. VIV Europe 2022 provides …

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Report defiant foreign fishing vessels to WTO for subsidy cut – ENRRI–EfD to government

Ghana and other developing countries must petition the World Trade Organization (WTO) to push developed countries to withdraw subsidies on foreign industrial fishing vessels to stop them from overexploiting the fish resources of developing countries, Director of Environment and Natural Resource Research Initiative (ENRRI EfD Ghana), Professor Wisdom Akpalu has entreated. ENRRI–EfD, also called on …

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