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Lake Malawi - where's the catch?

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

Launching local initiatives

Lakeshore communities are heavily reliant upon fishing, with few income-making alternatives available. Community-led attempts to boost fish stocks include imposing restrictions in certain areas such as the Chia Lagoon, enforcement of seasonal fishing bans and building of artificial reefs.

picture credit: Georgina Smith



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