Addressing Illegal Fishing through Education and Sensitization for Sustainable Fisheries Management in Ghana

February 26, 2024 - In Fisheries Resources Publications

Report of research into illegal transshipment of fish at sea between small-scale canoes fishers and industrial trawlers operating in Ghana, also known as Saiko fishing, is widely practiced in Axim, Elmina and Apam. Majority of fishers in Axim and Apam are aware that Saiko fishing is illegal under the Fisheries Act, Act 625, 2002. However, fishers in these communities consider their practice to be legitimate.

  • Rapid-Assessment-Report-on-IUU-Saiko-Fishing-in-Axim-Apam-and-Elmina_Use. pdf (2118kb) [ download ]

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