The African Confederation of Artisanal Fisheries Professional Organization (CAOPA) and its partners including the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the National Association of Artisanal Fisheries Operators of Gambia (NAAFO), the Coalition for Fair Fisheries Arrangements (CFFA), the Sub-regional Fishermen Commission (SRFC), and Gambian Government yesterday,  began a two-day workshop on…


Guinea-Bissau: Artisanal fisheries marginalised

José Maria Miranda Tavare is a fisherman native of the island of Bubaque, in the archipelago of Bijagós in Guinea-Bissau. Nowadays, he has migrated to Bissau. “In Bubaque, there is…


Senegal: Thiaroye-sur-mer and its ghosts

Once a prosperous locality, Thiaroye-sur-Mer, an old fishing village East of Dakar, is now a ghost of its former self. “Our processing activities are going to the dogs as a…

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