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Empty Nets, Empty Future

Feature story | September 28, 2011 at 13:34

Our new report shows how overfishing and climate change are taking their toll on West African seas.

Exposed: Illegal Fishing in West African Seas

Feature story | February 24, 2012 at 22:53

Today Greenpeace activists caught a Russian-flagged vessel fishing illegally in Senegalese waters, painting the hull of the trawler with the word “Pillage” (the French word for plunder).

Sustainable Fishing Week launched in Senegal

Feature story | December 5, 2012 at 13:32

On Monday, Greenpeace Africa and several Senegalese fishermen’s associations launched Sustainable Fishing week. This joint initiative will be taking place throughout the country, until the 8th of December, to raise awareness about the urgent need...

Stand firm, Mr. President

Feature story | December 5, 2013 at 10:30

The courageous steps taken by the Senegalese President to save his country’s fisheries, livelihoods of local communities, and to ensure food security of the population, need to be strengthened and supported.

Taking Parliament to the Oceans

Feature story | October 7, 2013 at 13:06

As West African oceans face unprecedented pressure from international fishing vessels, Greenpeace is holding a workshop with Senegalese parliamentarians to discuss the impending crisis – and ways to turn it all around.

Greenpeace briefing to the 21st Session of the Fishery Committee for the Eastern...

Publication | April 20, 2016 at 12:29

Greenpeace is pleased to attend this 21st Session of the Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF) for the first time since the opening of a Greenpeace regional office in West Africa, based in Dakar. Greenpeace is an...

Greenpeace and Local Fishermen Call for Sustainable Fisheries Management in Senegal

Press release | March 23, 2012 at 13:15

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...

Senegalese Fishermen launch platform to protect their rights

Press release | October 19, 2012 at 13:26

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.

Greenpeace reaction to the statement of the Senegalese Minister of Fisheries and...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 13:32

Greenpeace welcomes the announcement by the Senegalese government that it will follow-up on the fishing authorizations that resulted in the plunder of pelagic resources of the country between 2010 and 2012.

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

Press release | September 9, 2013 at 13:55

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.

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