- They should encourage and facilitate the establishment of fish farms. this ensure that fish supply increase and the price decrease leading to conservation of fishing grounds and strengthening of community health. fish farming also help the low income families to earn income and this can help them reduce the use of harmful method of fishing such as the use of small size nets and use of chemicals in fishing
- They ban indiscriminate fishing and enforce the use of standardized net. to ensure sustainable fishing the african countries should enact strict laws which ban harmful fishing methods and regulate the fishing in their water bodies.
- They should institute seasonal banning of fishing to allow breeding. to avoid overfishing especially in lakes and rivers the governments should make sure that there enough period of fish breeding to ensure sustainable fishing
- They should start Issuing license to fisherman in order to control fishing. government to regulate the amount of fishing should ensure that they issue licences to fishermen so that only licensed fishermen can be allowed to fish. issuing licenses to fishermen also help governments to rise income which can be used to conserve fishing grounds and educate fishermen on sustainable ways of fishing.
- They should dredge silted lakes. to ensure that there is enogh water for fish breeding the government should ensure the water bodies filled with silt are dredged.
- They should establish and improve roads and other transport facilities to fisheries. fishes need to be transported to market and factories to be processed. therefore the government should ensure that there is roads and storage facilities which will ensure that the fishes from fishing point are transported to market and factories, this will increase market size therefore increase income earned by fishmen.
- They should keep looking for exporting opportunities for fish. opportunities for exports increase market size of fish products, increase foreign currency to the country and increase the fishermen income in general.
- They should encourage fish eating culture
- They should establish the ministry dealing with fishing.