Fishing

Fishing quotas under scrutiny

3 days ago - 15 November 2019 | Fishing

President Hage Geingob and acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana will meet next week to discuss the credibility of the fishing quota allocation process, as well as whether more heads will roll following the resignation of...

How the 'sharks' were netted

4 days ago - 14 November 2019 | Fishing

An international scandal has erupted with an exposé of more than 30 000 documents released by WikiLeaks which show that an Icelandic fishing company, SAMHERJI, has paid bribes to fisheries minister Bernard Esau and his...

Namibia on its way to blue economy

4 months ago - 20 June 2019 | Fishing

STAFF REPORTER The first public consultative meeting of the inter-ministerial blue economy committee will take place today. The meeting will be take place at the Khomas regional council hall from 09:00 to 17:00 and will...

Oceans under threat

5 months ago - 11 June 2019 | Fishing

Marine resources Bernhardt Esau has condemned incidences of overfishing in international waters, saying these activities, carried out by distant fishing nations, should by totally banned.Esau listed climate change, illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and...

The rise of aquaculture

7 months ago - 11 April 2019 | Fishing

From 2 to 4 April, hundreds of aquatic animal experts gathered in Santiago, Chile for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Global Conference on Aquatic Animal Health.The focus was on global performance in disease...

Ompumbwe yoohi okwa tegelelwa yi ye pombanda mo 2030

7 months ago - 10 April 2019 | Fishing

Okuza momasiku 2 sigo ga 4 gaApiili nuumvo aatseyinawa kombinga yiinamwenyo yomomeya oya gongala moSantiago, Chile, nokukutha ombinga momutumba gwoWorld Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)...

Split views on ministry’s performance

8 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Fishing

JANA-MARI SMITH The responsibility to manage Namibia’s rich bio-diverse coastal and riverine waters is a challenging task that has experts split on how well that...

Gendev gears up to scale new heights

8 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Fishing

Gendev, which prides itself as the first ever, in the history of Namibia, to open a state-of-the-art horse mackerel onshore processing plant, has a long...

Seawork drives job-creation

8 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Fishing

Seawork Fish Processors (Pty) Ltd (Seawork) is based in Walvis Bay, Namibia, specialising in the catching, value-adding and marketing of seafood products for local and...

Plastic and other pollution threatens the sea

8 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Fishing

JANA-MARI SMITH The alarming multitude of threats posed by climate change, pollution and intense human reliance on the world’s oceans should be a primary focus...

Ministry hard at work

8 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Fishing

JANA-MARI SMITH With nearly 17 000 direct jobs created by Namibia’s fishing industry and billions generated in foreign income each year, it is a crucial...

Empowering local fishermen

8 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Fishing

Leandrea Louw The Hanganeni Artisanal Fishing Association (HAFA), which was established in 2008, now boasts a membership of 140 registered anglers. The association was established...

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Plastic and other pollution threatens...

8 months ago - 01 March 2019 | Fishing

JANA-MARI SMITH - The alarming multitude of threats posed by climate change, pollution and intense human reliance on the world’s oceans should be a primary...

Oohi dhaNamibia odhili natango pondondo...

8 months ago - 19 February 2019 | Fishing

Erwin LeuschnerOminista yOohi nOonzo dhOmomeya moNamibia oya popi kutya oohi dhaNamibia odhi na uundjolowele na ohadhi kondololwa nawa. Minista Bernhardt Esau okwa popi ngaaka pethimbo...

Fish stocks 'healthy' says Esau

8 months ago - 18 February 2019 | Fishing

Namibia's fish stocks are healthy and are managed sustainably. Once again, this was the central message of fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau during his annual address...

Abalone safe to eat

9 months ago - 30 January 2019 | Fishing

Shellfish aficionados are free to enjoy abalone from the Lüderitz Aquaculture Production area again after an almost two-week ban was lifted yesterday.The fisheries and marine...

Oysters now safe, mussels not

9 months ago - 23 January 2019 | Fishing

The fisheries ministry has given the green light to the public to eat oysters from Walvis Bay Aquaculture Production Area 1, although mussels from the...

Namibia, SA take hands in...

9 months ago - 22 January 2019 | Fishing

Namibia and South Africa have joined forces to improve cross-border collaboration and the security of marine resources. Yesterday, Namibia's fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau and his...

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