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Fishing on Lake Albert suspended

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The district security committee in Hoima and Kikuube districts have suspended fishing activities on Lake Albert to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The decision to halt fishing activities was reached at during a security committee meeting for both districts held in Hoima on …

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Ugandans tasked to embrace good fishing practices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The project leader of the GIZ fisheries program, Adolf Gerstl has tasked Ugandans along the shores of Lake Victoria to embrace good fishing practices which will promote fish sustainability. Speaking at the launch of the 2019 fish festival in Jinja district on Friday, Gerstl …

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Kalangala receives UGX 100m to boost fish farming activities

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kalangala District has received 100 million Shillings from the Food and Agricultural Organization to further boost fishing activities on the island. Kalangala District Fisheries officer Jackson Baguma says that the funding is a follow up to initiatives started by the Food and Agricultural Organization to …

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Fishing ban on Lake Kyoga extended to December

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in districts sharing Lake Kyoga have resolved to extend the ban on fishing activities until December to allow the Uganda People Defense Forces Fisheries Protection Unit to fight illegal fishing activities and restore fish stock. The fish ban has been in existence since …

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MPs unhappy with UPDF illegal fishing operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has summoned the Attorney General to appear in the House this week after MPs questioned the involvement of the UPDF in the fishing industry particularly on Lake Victoria. The Attorney General is expected to explain the laws regulating the …

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Fish maw business now to be regulated

Tough regulation for fish in offing Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWASA | Fish maw business will soon be regulated to minimize exploitation of fish farmers and suppliers. Vincent Sempijja, the agriculture minister told The Independent in an interview that the sale of fish maw has become a lucrative business for …

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Museveni declines to stop operations against illegal fishing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni has rejected a petition by Isabaruuli Constantine Mwogezi Butamanya, the cultural leader of Buruuli Chiefdom to stop operations against illegal fishing practices on Lake Kyoga. In 2017, Museveni deployed 12 soldiers under the Fisheries Protection Unit on Lake Kyoga to combat illegal …

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