Namibian Fishery Second in Africa to Achieve MSC Certification
A hake trawl and longline fishery in Namibia became the second in the African continent to achieve standard for sustainable fishing set by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
The certification shows the progress the industry and government made in rebuilding hake stocks, which were devastated by overfishing by foreign fleets in the past. The fishery operates on a significantly larger scale than many fisheries in the Global South. It will add up to 160,000 tonnes of sustainable hake into the supply chain...
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