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Fisheries Protection Unit Reopens Nyendo Fish Market :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Fisheries Protection Unit Reopens Nyendo Fish Market

The commander FPU in Masaka region, Bernard Beyengana, says that the fish traders apologized for dealing in immature fish and promised to stop illegal fishing activities.
Fish dealers during a meeting with FPU officials

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The Fish Protection Unit-FPU has reopened Nyendo Fish market.

The market was closed in December after the FPU discovered that the fishermen were engaging in illegal fishing activity. 

Following closure of the fish market, the fish traders petitioned the commander of Fish Protection Unit, Lt Col James Nuwagaba.

On Friday, Nuwagaba agreed to reopen the market.

The commander FPU in Masaka region, Bernard Beyengana, says that the fish traders apologized for dealing in immature fish and promised to stop illegal fishing activities. 

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Muhamad Sserwadda the chairperson of fish traders says that they decided to put up a committee which is going to work closely with FPU officials to curb fishermen selling immature fish.

Issa Nganda, dealer in dried fish, says that they made losses when the market was closed.

Nabadda Matilda says that they will stop dealing in immature fish and fulfill all the

conditions set by FPU authorities.

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Fish traders made commitments to stop dealing in immature fish because the closure of the fish market greatly affected them.

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