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In Ghana, a New App is Striving to Save Fishermen’s Livelihoods

For years, Ghana’s lively fishing culture has been floundering. Nearly 10% of the country depends on the fishing industry, but illegal activity along the coast is ravaging wild fish populations. Now, a new app called DASE is tilting power back in favour of small-scale fishers and their communities by allowing them to easily report infractions at sea. Read on

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Sustainable Fishing: India Needs to do More

The world's current population hovers just above the seven billion mark - that's a lot of mouths to feed. At the current rate with which the population is rising, concerns about providing a sustained food supply are growing. Agricultural output is already stretched and plugging in the gaps with fish as the source for protein is difficult due to current levels of overexploitation. Read on