26 Sep '11, 4pm

African Countries Struggle To Fight Overfishing: Many countries in Africa are starting to turn the corner econom...

African Countries Struggle To Fight Overfishing: Many countries in Africa are starting to turn the corner econom...

RELATED ARTICLES Global Coalition Meeting in Nigeria Unveils New Initiative To Save Falling Fish Stocks August 26, 2005 12:00 AM U.N. Conference Backs Crackdown on Illegal Fishing May 28, 2006 12:00 AM Finding No Fish, Ghanaians Turn to Bushmeat, Report Says November 12, 2004 12:00 AM Fisheries losing $50 billion a year: World Bank October 9, 2008 10:44 AM Many countries in Africa are starting to turn the corner economically. With global economic powers looking for new sources of everything from minerals to food products, Africa has attracted heaps of investment in recent years. But the effects are not necessarily benefiting everyone in Africa, and there is mounting concern that many will not share in the riches. ADVERTISEMENT One sector where African countries have a disadvantage is fishing. Africans lack the massive boats and trawlers that scour international waters. Loc...

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