STEPS THAT HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO SOLVE PROBLEMS FACING FISHING IN MALAWI

STEPS THAT HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO SOLVE PROBLEMS FACING FISHING IN MALAWI
  • Formation of Ministry of fisheries to control fishing activities in the country.
  • Formation of fishing cooperatives for advice, loans, and easy marketing.
  • Educating the public about the value of the fish as a source of proteins and vitamins to increase its market.
  • Removal of the water hyacinth by using chemicals to provide enough oxygen for the fish.




  • There is construction and rehabilitation of road networks linking to fish grounds to improve fish deliveries.
  • Treatment of sewage and industrial wastes to reduce water pollution.
  • Setting strict laws prohibiting illegal fishing methods like poisoning and indiscriminate nets to protect the young fish.
  • Introduction of modern fish preservation methods like freezing and canning by extending power to rural areas.




  • Regular police patrols to reduce theft on water bodies.
  • Introduction of commercial and high-value fish species
  • Increased importation of fishing facilities such as motorboats and motor engines to increase efficiency.
  • Construction of on-site fish processing plants




  • Artificial rearing of fish in ponds to reduce depletion of some species

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