Fisheries

Minister says fisheries plagued by legal, administrative loopholes

by editor1 / May 29, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources says when appointed to the portfolio, he found an industry that was plagued by retrenchments as well as legal and administrative loopholes.

Mpungu Fish Farm members want Ministry of Fisheries to employ them as labourers

by editor1 / Mar 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-Members of the Mpungu Fish Farm Cooperative want the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources to employ them as labourers.

Retrenched, dismissed fishermen will be reinstated

by editor1 / Dec 11, 2019 / 0 comments
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-Government announced that all retrenched and dismissed fishermen will be reinstated. This was revealed by the Acting Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Dr Albert Kawana, when he addressed the Fishing industry in Walvis Bay.

Fisheries Ministry wants to strengthen cross border participation of fish resource management

by editor1 / Sep 20, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

-The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, wants communities in the Kavango Zambezi Trans-frontier Conservation area, to strengthen cross border participation of fish resource management.

Namibia to develop a sustainable aquaculture industry - Bernhard Esau

by editor1 / Sep 11, 2018 / 0 comments
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Marine and Fisheries Minister, Bernhard Esau said government will take the necessary steps to develop a sustainable aquaculture industry to meet domestic needs and support the country's fisheries exports.

Ministry of Fisheries underspends by N$6,7 million

by editor1 / Jul 11, 2018 / 0 comments
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-The Fisheries and Marine Resources Ministry underspent by N$6,7 million for the financial year ended March 2017.

Public warned not to eat mussels from Walvis Bay Aquaculture

by editor1 / Sep 11, 2017 / 0 comments

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has warned members of the public not to eat mussels from the Walvis Bay Aquaculture production area One.

Fisheries says increase in recreational angling levies necessary

by editor1 / Jul 28, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, says although it has taken note of the public's concerns on the newly gazetted recreational levies, that went up from N$14 to N$1 500 per month, the increase was necessary.

Ankama encourages hard work and patriotism to achieve self-sustainability

by editor1 / May 09, 2017 / 0 comments
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-Namibians have been urged to embrace hard work and patriotism to achieve self-sustainability and economic development.

Commercial fish stocks show signs of recovery

by editor / Feb 20, 2017 / 0 comments

-The fishing industry remains the country's second highest earner of foreign currency, after mining. The sector plays a significant role in terms of production, employment, foreign exchange earnings and government revenue.

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