The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority has entered an agreement with AfricaRice and the Ministry of Agriculture to implement an E.U. sponsored project focused on integrating rice and fish farmers to provide better nutrition for the public.
The county coordinator of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority in Sinoe says at least 85 percent of canoes have completed their annual registration. Andrew Doe said this came as a result of enforcement by the Coast Guard.
Barely two weeks following the pronouncement of more stringent measures by the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority to ensure compliance with the yearly registration by all heavy-duty canoe operators, fishermen in Sinoe are complaining about the exorbitant nature of the increments.
The county coordinator of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority in Sinoe says local fishermen need capacity building in production management, especially as they continue to battle the dangerous effects of climate change to the marine ecosystem.
Another Liberian has successfully completed studies in the area of maritime education and training, graduating with a Masterâ€™s degree. Miatta Sonie Sherif recently graduated from the World Maritime University in Sweden in late 2019.
The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority reported that a Liberian licensed French tuna fishing vessel, Avel Vor, sunk off Liberiaâ€™s coast on October 27.
The director-general of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, Emma Glasco, says coastal West African states need to collaborate more to successfully combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.
Twenty-five staff members of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority who recently benefited from a month-long training in China have returned to the country.