Category Archives: Developing Nations

Philippines Joins Growing List of Countries Barring Shrimp Imports

We are dealing with a disease unknown to us, all the more that measures must be undertaken. -Philippines BFAR Aquatic Resources Director Asis G. Perez I spent a month last summer as an embedded journalist with a scientific expedition that travelled to … Continue reading

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Allegations of Corruption in Solomon Islands Bêche-de-mer Fishery

“The products were undervalued because fisheries officers who should be doing their work were instead helping the exporters to defraud the country.”  – Solomon Islands Customs Official Quote in Solomon Star News An article published Monday in the Solomon Star News alleged … Continue reading

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Alternative Livelihoods for Fishers in Ghana

“The Ministry is considering getting [fishers] to adopt alternative livelihoods.” -Nayon Bilijo, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development for the Government of Ghana Not unlike other fisheries in some developing nations, Ghana’s fisheries are struggling in the face of dwindling … Continue reading

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