Government recognises stressed fisheries resource

Permanent secretary for Ministry of Fisheries Craig Strong. Picture: FT FILE

THE Government recognises that Fiji’s fisheries resource – in particular, the coastal fisheries – are under severe stress. Permanent secretary for Ministry of Fisheries, Craig Strong, said during a workshop in Suva last week that the situation was a result of a combination of over and illegal fishing, population growth and the effects of climate change which had […]

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