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Sudan, FAO partner in new fisheries investment plan September 13,2019   |  Source: Seafood Source

With only 7,000 fishers, 1,500 of them engaged in marine fishing and an estimated 4,000 fishing boats, production of Sudan’s fisheries and aquaculture remains highly underdeveloped with the sector contributing less than 1 percent to the national economy. The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission, an intergovernmental organization responsible for the management of tuna and tuna-like species in the Indian Ocean, says Sudan’s artisanal annual fish potential could be as much as 10,000 metric tons of various fish varieties but “the current production is around 2,000 metric tons per annum and the fishing is mostly done with simple equipment...

Theme(s): Post Harvest Technology and Trade, Others, Landing Centres, Freshwater ecosystems and threats, Fishing Craft, Gear and Fishing Methods, Fisheries Resources, Fisheries Development and Aquaculture, Communities and Organisations, Coastal Ecosystems and Threats.

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