Mozambique subsistence fisherman battle tough conditions

http://thesardine.co.za/2014/01/23/mozambiques-small-scale-fishermen-battle-headwinds-john-hughes-aim/

 

 

…”Invasive species, illegal fishing practices and Mozambique’s difficulty in translating its rapid economic growth into jobs are squeezing the country’s small-scale fishing sector – a vital contributor to food security. At dawn each day, weather permitting, scores of small craft – up to 10 metres long and crewed by eight – launch from Beira’s Praia Nova (New Beach) to set out and haul in 400-metre gill-nets in a constant cycle of roughly 15 minutes, for the next nine…”

Click this link for the full story…an interesting and well written synopsis.

http://thesardine.co.za/2014/01/23/mozambiques-small-scale-fishermen-battle-headwinds-john-hughes-aim/

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