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Marine fishery resources of Sierra Leone

G. W. Ssentongo

Marine fishery resources of Sierra Leone

a review of exploited fish stocks

by G. W. Ssentongo

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G.W. Ssentongo and M. Ansa-Emmim.
SeriesCECAF/ECAF series-86/34(En)
ContributionsAnsa-Emmim, M., Programme for the Development of Fisheries in the Eastern Central Atlantic., Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13915340M

Sierra Leone - Initial assessment of environmental problems (English) Abstract. This report provides an analytical framework for discussing the major environnmental and natural resource management issues in Sierra Leone. The primary environmental problems and findings are: water supply and sanitation, land degradation, forest degradation. Sierra Leone is extremely poor and nearly half of the working-age population engages in subsistence agriculture. The country possesses substantial mineral, agricultural, and fishery resources, but it is still recovering from a civil war that destroyed most institutions before ending in the early s.

From Standard Times Press News Paper. BUSINESS WORLD Trade And Fisheries In Sierra Leone By , Sierra Leone has considerable resources of shrimp, cephalopods (cuttlefish and octopus), lobster, demersal species (snappers, catfish, groupers), small pelagic species (herring-like species) and large pelagic species (tunas, barracudas). These species have well-established global. Mauritania is situated at the crossroads of the Maghreb region and sub-Saharan Africa. With roughly four-fifths of its land area within the Sahara Desert (less than mm mean annual rainfall), the population of this vast and sparsely populated country is mostly concentrated in the slightly less arid south, as well as in the Atlantic port cities of Nouakchott and Nouadhibou.

Nord Resources and Armco Steel found Sierra Rutile Limited and acquire the assets of Sherbro Minerals including the Sierra Rutile Mine. Febraury First mining operations opened by Prime Minister Albert Margai, ramping up to , tonnes per annum of rutile production. Sierra Leone has been a source of and destination for refugees. Sierra Leone’s civil war internally displaced as many as 2 million people, or almost half the population, and forced almost another half million to seek refuge in neighboring countries (, Sierra Leoneans fled to .


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Marine fishery resources of Sierra Leone by G. W. Ssentongo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Concentration of fishermen along the coast of Sierra Leone by districts: 6. Characteristics of the Soviet fleet fishing in Sierra Leone waters between and 7. Vessel characteristics of various fishing companies operating in Sierra Leone: 8.

Total marine fishery production (tons) for the period – 9. The Director, subject to the policy guidance of the Minister, is responsible for the management, planning and development of research on fisheries and other aquatic resources of Sierra Leone.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources is the sole government agency with the legal mandate to promote aquaculture activities in the country.

Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Government of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone. 1, likes were here. Management, development and conservation of the fisheries resources of 5/5(1).

Fishing background in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone is a West African country bordered by Guinea to the north-west, Liberia to the south and the northern Atlantic Ocean to the south-west.

Lying between latitude 8° 30' north and longitude 11° 30' west, it has a hot humid tropical climate and a rainy season.

With a population of million and an annual growth rate of %, the country lies on a. A joint Sierra Leone/1CLARM project funded by the Commission of the European Communities is presented, whose task is to assemble the available survey and fisheries data on the marine fish resources of Sierra Leone, analyze them, and based thereon, propose a.

Plundering and pilfering Sierra Leone’s marine and fish resources is a perennially chronic infection that this tiny West African nation has left untreated for many years. As the albatross weighs down the neck of this poor, recovering nation, beset with formidable challenges, it is however heroically fighting for success and to integrate with the rest of the world community of democratic and.

According to the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, approximately % of Sierra Leone’s fish is caught by so-called artisanal fisheries (comprised of smallscale local fishermen) however; it is thought that this figure is declining due to the migration of.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources is a body solely charged with the task of managing and conserving the fisheries resources of Sierra Leone although the Environmental Protection Agency of Sierra Leone (EPA-SL) plays a role in protecting the environment and conserving resources.

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 March Since gaining independence insuccessive governments of Sierra Leone have either failed to effectively manage the country's vast fishing resources, or have allowed a corrupt network of individuals in the fisheries ministry and the private sector to control and plunder the sector for their own personal gain.

The Institute of Marine Biology and Oceanography of the University of Sierra Leone was established to help with marine research. The institute has been closely involved with ecological studies, but little has been done in the area of proper marine research due to some constraints in logistics and funding.

Fisheries and failing states: The case of Sierra Leone Article (PDF Available) in Marine Policy 33(2) March with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Commission ; MFMR ). Furthermore, the significance of coastal and marine resources to Sierra Leone is demonstrated in the fact that fish represent 75% of dietary animal protein for the country’s population, as compared to a 15% global average (FAO ), and 11% of Sierra Leone’s GDP is derived from marine resources (FAO ).File Size: KB.

responsible for implementing project activities.] Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), Department of Fisheries and Marine Resources (DFMR), Institute of Marine Biology and Oceanography (IMBO), Sierra Leone Environmental Protection Agency (SLEPA), Department of Forestry, Maritime Wing of the Navy, National HIV/AIDS Size: KB.

Abstract. In this contribution, we examine whether current governance mechanisms for sustaining the fisheries resources are better now than they were prior to the civil conflict of the s in Sierra Leone, and if they are not, what policy instruments could contribute to improving by: 4.

In August this year, a Chinese fishing vessel, Hua'ang 17 was caught and fined for fishing without fishing observers on-board, according to the report from Sierra Leonean Ministry of Fisheries and.

May 22nd 43 - Prohibition of Sierra Leone flagged Cargo and Reefer Vessels to transport Fish and Fishery Products outside Sierra Leone Waters (Rev.0) ; April 21st 42 - Information and guidelines on the use of electronic Certificates issued by the Republic of Sierra Leone (Rev.0) ; April 9th 41 - Compliance to requirements of MARPOL ANNEX VI regarding low sulphur fuel oil (Rev.0).

Government Contacts & Information Resources for Commercial Fishing, Seafood, Aquaculture, Marine & Oceans in Sierra Leone. Fishery and Aquaculture Country Profile for Sierra Leone - aquatic species caught by country or area, by species items, by FAO major fishing areas, and year, for all commercial, industrial, recreational and subsistence purposes.

War, fish, and foreign fleets: The marine fisheries catches of Sierra Leone – Article (PDF Available) in Marine Policy September with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The fisheries sector in Sierra Leone is critically important as a source of employment, income, and household nutrition in a largely underdeveloped country.Though a relatively small country by African standards, Sierra Leone has an Exclusive Economic Zone ofkm 2, of wh km 2 consist of continental shelf (; Fig.

1).Cited by: 9. constraints, and may substantially underestimate the measure of extracted marine resources.

In this report, Sierra Leone's total catches by all marine fishing sectors were estimated for the period –, using a catch reconstruction approach incorporating national data, expert knowledge, and both peer-reviewed and grey lit-erature.

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries contribute 51% of Sierra Leone’s GDP (). Sierra Leone has abundant fish resources, with an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) ofkm 2, a shelf area of 30, km 2, and a coastline of primary sector is estimated to employ ab people, 30, of whom are artisanal fishermen, industrial fishermen and about inland.“Report of the FOURTH SESSION OF CECAF SCIENTIFIC SUB-COMMITTEE ACCRA, GHANA, OCTOBER ” FAO FAO fisheries technical paper FAO.Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System: Español Français.

Site map Email us Home; About FIRMS Marine Resource Fact Sheet: Search: Print: PDF: XML: CECAF Scientific advice Cuttlefish - Sierra Leone and Liberia. Seiche (Sepia spp) en Sierra Leone et Liberia 9°00''-4°20'' Owned by.