For years, traditional fishermen in Mauritius have been struggling against the tide of industrial fish trawlers, which catch huge amounts of fish in a single voyage. And now, a proposed agreement between the Mauritian Government and Europe, will open up the water ways to almost 100 new fishing vessels, creating even choppier waters for these [...]The post Mauritian fisherman battle against new fishing legislation appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.
28 Aug 2012, KotZot
Some fishermen refused to accept baits offered by the Ministry of Fisheries on Thursday during the distribution of baits to the 137 fishermen of Tombeau Bay and Roche Bois. The ceremony was held at the Fisheries Training and Extension Centre, Pointe aux Sables in the presence of minister of Fishries Nicolas Von-Mally. According to fishermen, [...]
23 Aug 2012, The Independent Daily
Mustapha Mohamed, who is also known as the local Gandhi has at heart the welfare of the fishermen and to show his support, he is on a huger strike. Mohamed has not eaten for a week after he began his strike at the fishermen monument in Trou Fanfaron to attract the authorities’ attention on the [...]
27 Jan 2012, The Independent Daily