Fishing

Look beyond fishing - ministry

1 month - 13 June 2018 | Fishing

Fisheries ministry national coordinator Anna Erastus says it will not be the end of the world if people are not successful with their fishing rights applications.Speaking at a meeting held with potential fishing rights applicants...

'Leave no one behind' is lip service

1 month - 05 June 2018 | Fishing

Questions continue to be raised about the government's stated intention to leave no one behind in contrast to seemingly excluding criteria as related to the application requirements of the recently announced fishing quotas.In a statement...

Fishing quotas for elite, says PDM

1 month - 31 May 2018 | Fishing

The national chairperson of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM), Jennifer van den Heever, said despite the country's vast natural riches that fishing quotas, among others, only benefit the rich, politically well-connected and public officials.“[The] public...

Scramble for fishing rights starts

1 month - 30 May 2018 | Fishing

The floodgates have opened after the long-anticipated announcement of new fishing rights up for grabs and all Namibians, particularly the formerly disadvantaged, are encouraged to apply. The minister of fisheries and marine resources, Bernhard...

All eyes on Fishcor quota

2 months ago - 30 April 2018 | Fishing

Once a crippled State-owned entity, Fishcor has resurged to becoming a profitable entity on the back of a horse mackerel quota allocation that has brought in much-needed revenue. Ten years ago though, the company was...

Fishcor a hupithwa koohi dhohorse mackerel

2 months ago - 30 April 2018 | Fishing

Ø Fishcor a popile ookota dhoohi dhohorse mackerel dhoka a pewa OGONE TLHAGEEhangano lya yama kepangelo lyoFishcor ndyoka konyala li pate omolwa ompumbwe yiiyemo, olya...

Esau hunts Illegal fishers

2 months ago - 25 April 2018 | Fishing

Security operatives are targeting illegal fishing activities at Namibia's border posts, including in the Kavango and Zambezi rivers and the maritime area close to the...

Fishermen widows elect committee

4 months ago - 05 March 2018 | Fishing

Members of the Fishermen Widows Trust (FWT) elected a five-member interim committee on Saturday in line with a directive by fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau. ...

Large vessels are fishing 55% of world's oceans

4 months ago - 26 February 2018 | Fishing

Kerry Sheridan – More than half the world's oceans are being fished by large commercial vessels, particularly from China, according to the first view from...

Fishing rights worrisome

4 months ago - 20 February 2018 | Fishing

The chairperson of the Confederation of Namibian Fishing Associations (CNFA), Matti Amukwa, says many companies which invested substantial amounts into vessels and production facilities, and...

Unions lash Esau

4 months ago - 19 February 2018 | Fishing

The retrenchment of workers in the pilchard fishing industry is a massive concern for the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna), said union president Paulus...

Fishing stocks are okay

4 months ago - 19 February 2018 | Fishing

The status of the country's fisheries is healthy and sustainable, both in terms of stocks, and economically. “The total allowable catch (TAC) for various fisheries...

Fishing

Fisheries to tighten belt

5 months ago - 14 February 2018 | Fishing

Staff of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources have been told to take personal responsibility for the manner in which they use public resources.This...

Illegal fishing in Zambezi continues

6 months ago - 22 December 2017 | Fishing

Illegal fishing with nets on the Zambezi River, including dragnets which are illegal throughout the year, has caused outrage among conservationists and lodge owners whose...

Pilchard moratorium too little, too...

7 months ago - 14 December 2017 | Fishing

A three-year moratorium on pilchard fishing introduced this week came ten months after the fisheries minister had announced a controversial and defiant 14 000-ton pilchard...

Esau launches fishing strategy for...

7 months ago - 04 December 2017 | Fishing

WALVIS BAY – Namibia’s N$1.3 billion fishing strategy for the next five years was launched last week.According to Bernhard Esau, the minister of fisheries and...

Fishing needs private sector help

7 months ago - 29 November 2017 | Fishing

The private sector has been requested to make resources available to enable Namibia to utilise fishing opportunities available beyond its jurisdiction.This refers to an area...

Scientist says pelagic fisheries diminishing

7 months ago - 27 November 2017 | Fishing

WALVIS BAY – Chances are high that pelagic fisheries will diminish along the Atlantic coast of Africa, a scientist has concluded. Pelagic includes small fish...

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