The Network of Journalists for Responsible and Sustainable Fisheries in Africa (REJOPRA) calls on journalists across Africa to come up with original stories on artisanal fisheries. This call includes proposals for print, online, radio and television. Written reports (texts + illustrations) will be paid at 300 euros each, while video…


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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