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Fishermen appeal to MPs on boat size requirement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Fisheries & Fish Conservation Association have appealed to Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture to review the current guideline that limits them to using boats measuring 28 feet. The Fisheries Protection Unit announced that only boats with the interior overall length of 28 feet …

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FPU destroys illegal fishing gears impounded from Lake George

Kitagwenda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit has burnt more than 6,000 illegal fishing nets and 86 boats impounded from various landing sites on Lake George. The illegal fishing gears were impounded in the ongoing crackdown on illegal fishing activities by the Fisheries Protection Unit …

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Expensive fishing equipment lost in fire outbreak

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Over 60 shillings worth of fishing equipment has gone up in flames in fire outbreak in Kalangala islands. Three fishing boats with 25-horse power engines and their fishing nets have this afternoon been burnt up in a fire that broke out at Nkose Landing Site …

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Lake Kyoga fishermen protest size of boats recommended for use

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen in Nakasongola district have protested the enforcement of guidelines that will limit them to using boats measuring 28 feet. Fishing across Lake Kyoga was suspended indefinitely by the Fisheries Protection Unit and the districts under their umbrella Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organisation in …

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