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Lake Malawi - where's the catch?

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

Sinking or swimming?

Government bans on fishing during breeding seasons have failed, in part owing to insufficient funds for enforcement. The rebuilding of fish stocks in Lake Malawi will require targeted management, ongoing breeding protection and a substantial decrease in harvesting.

picture credit: Georgina Smith



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