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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