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Lake Malawi - where's the catch?

Where's the catch?
  • Where's the catch?
  • Launching local initiatives
  • A problem of scale
  • Long-term investment?
  • Net saving?
  • Night harvest
  • Sinking or swimming?

Where's the catch?

Home to more than 500 species of fish, Lake Malawi has one of the most diverse fish faunas in the world. But a high harvest rate throughout the 2000s has seriously depleted stocks of certain food species like chambo, threatening a vital source of protein.

picture credit: Georgina Smith



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