Expert calls for national policy on fishing

MAUN: Fisheries Biologist at the University of Botswana’s Okavango Research Institute (UBORI), Ketlhatlogile Keta Mosepele has called for a national fishing policy.

In an interview with Mmegi this week, Mosepele said the policy would offer a framework in which fishing will be managed in Botswana. He said without any framework fishing management has been haphazard in the country.

“Fishing directly affects people’s livelihoods. It is therefore imperative that there is a guide on how it should be conducted,” he said.

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We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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