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17:12
17:12

Govt Bans Extraction of Fish Maw from Immature Nile Perch fish exports 1

Between 200-800 pieces of immature fish are needed to obtain 1kilogramme of fish maw and 5 to 10 pieces of Nile Perch needed to obtain 1kilogramme of fish maw from a fully grown Nile Perch. The minister says this does not give opportunity to young fish to mature leading to depletion of fish stocks.
10:15
10:15

Licensing of Fishing Boats Hits Snag over Lack of Funds 3

However the exercise short lived and the ministry abandoned it without issuing permanent vessel identification number plates even to the few fishermen who had paid the license.
13:10
13:10

Minister Nankabirwa Declines to Fire Fisheries Enforcement Officers 1 3

Nankabirwa says some political leaders in both districts are opposed to the operations because they are also engaged in illegal fishing practices.
11:02
11:02

BMU Officials Decry Neglect by Fisheries Ministry 2

They argue that access roads to most landing sites are in appalling state.
07:15
07:15

Cage Farming Boosts Fish Stocks on Lake Victoria nafirri 2 2

Between 400 to 500 young fish per cubic meter are stocked in a 25 square meter mesh cage.
07:20
07:20

Squatters Encroach on Lake Victoria Shores land encroachment 2

Moses Oketcho, a member of the Jinja Beach Management Unit says that some of the beaches have been reclaimed by private developers.
10:27
10:27

Gov't Lacks Money to Monitor Impact of Oil Production on Fishing oil in uganda

Aventino Bakunda, a Senior Fisheries Officer in the ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries says that they have been outpaced by the activities in the oil industry yet he acknowledges that the industry is likely to have negative impact on fishing.
14:27
14:27

Jinja Ban Boats Below 28 Feet on Lake Victoria 5

Jinja fisheries department has banned the use of boats below 28 feet in Lake Victoria effective next month.
19:59
19:59

Three Arrested For Illegal Fishing On Lake Kyoga immature fish

Three men are in police custody in Buyende district after being arrested for illegal fishing on Lake Kyoga.
12:57
12:57

Rakai Fisheries Officers Suspended for Corruption

Illegal fishing activities and corruption lead to suspension of key fisheries officials in Rakai district.
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