DLIST-Benguela Newsletter No.3
Artisanal fishing is a crucial sector for Angola, providing a livelihood and ensuring food security for a large number of people. There are 188 fishing communities along the Angolan coast and more than 5,000 inland. In 2003, the Angolan Government established the “Artisanal Fishing Reactivation Programme” to promote both sea and inland fisheries and encourage the creation of community fishing cooperatives. In this article Agostinho Duarte presents the results obtained during implementation and outlines the main recommendations identified.
18 May 2010