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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

GreenPeace: Urgent action needed to solve West African food security threat

Urgent action needed to solve West African food security threat
Amsterdam, 21 November 2017 - Vessels arrested for illegally fishing in West African waters are still carrying on with business as usual, said a Greenpeace Africa report released today on World Fisheries Day. The report, "The Cost of Ocean Destruction", details how West African fishermen and communities continue to suffer from the consequences of overfishing and illegal fishing in this region and it provides specific recommendations for Governments on how to solve the crisis. [1]Greenpeace is calling upon West African governments as well as nations fishing in, or importing seafood from the region, to stand together to protect millions of Africans against the unceasing onslaught of...
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