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Greenpeace calls on the government of Senegal to reconsider the terms of the new...

Press release | April 30, 2014 at 12:55

Dakar, 30 April 2014 – Greenpeace is concerned about the new agreement between the European Union andSenegal, and its protocol, which allow 38 EU vessels to access fisheries resources for a total compensation of € 13 930 000 (9 137 481 010 FCFA)...

Greenpeace supports Senegal’s artisanal fishermen decision to say "No" to the renewal...

Press release | February 11, 2014 at 12:55

Dakar, 11 March 2014 – Greenpeace today added its voice to support artisanal fishermen in Senegal following their call to the government not to renew the fishing agreement with the European Union, given the current fragile state of fisheries in...

West African fishing communities say “no” to monster-boats

Press release | September 9, 2013 at 12:55

Nouakchott, September 9th, 2013 - Fishermen's organizations and civil society have supported that predatory boats are not welcome in West African waters this Sunday in Nouakchott.

Greenpeace and Local Fishermen Call for Sustainable Fisheries Management in Senegal

Press release | December 14, 2012 at 12:55

Dakar, January 14, 2012 – Greenpeace Africa and Senegalese fishermen are calling on future leaders to review fisheries management legislation and to establish sustainable policies. Greenpeace has launched a caravan that will tour main cities and...

Trafigura fine a set-back for Africa’s environmental justice

Press release | November 21, 2012 at 12:55

Johannesburg, 20, November 2012 -- Greenpeace Africa condemns the derisory fine levelled on Trafigura Beheer BV as part of a plea bargain. The Dutch company and its chairman Dauphin had been charged with illegally exporting waste to Cote d’Ivoire...

Senegalese Fishermen launch platform to protect their rights

Press release | October 19, 2012 at 12:26

Warang, October 19, 2012 -- Greenpeace Africa today helped bring together Senegalese fishermen, fish packers and sellers in the wake of the biggest ever fishing scandals to hit Senegal.

Scandal over coastal pelagic fishing licenses

Press release | March 22, 2012 at 12:55

Dakar, March 22, 2012 – Greenpeace today reminded the Senegalese Maritime Economy minister to ensure that fishing license laws are strictly enforced. This follows reports of impunity and the granting of illegal fishing to foreign pelagic...

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