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Greenpeace Africa honoured for dedication to the protection of fisheries in Senegal

Blog entry by Bakary Coulibaly | June 26, 2012

This week, Greenpeace Africa was given an award at the first edition of "Alouwas" of Education, whose theme was "Educating Today for Tomorrow". The "Alouwas" of Education is an initiative to reward men and women who have...

Casino Supermarkets: Profiting from Plunder

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | February 22, 2013

Senegal’s most iconic fish species, the thiof, is severely threatened due to overfishing. Despite this, one of the country’s largest supermarket chains, is continuing to sell the fish, driving the species to the point of complete...

Senegalese Fishermen Smile Again

Blog entry by Bakary Coulibaly | August 20, 2012

The cancellation, in May, of 29 fishing authorizations granted to foreign vessels by the Senegalese government is beginning to have beneficial effects for Senegalese people already. Less than two months after the departure of the...

Stop Fishing Away Africa's Future

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula, onboard the Arctic Sunrise | March 1, 2012

On the bridge of the Arctic Sunrise, it is not hard to see what the problem in West African waters is. On the radar, within a range of 20 nautical miles, I see the little blips of nine super trawlers. They are fishing the West...

Too many boats catching too few fish

Blog entry by Farah Obaidullah | February 1, 2012

It is no secret that Europe’s seas, once teeming with life, are now unable to provide fish for all its citizens. EU governments and the fishing industry have known for decades that they catch more than their seas can provide, so much...

African-style Recycling Stands out at WSF

Blog entry by Mbong Akiy | February 15, 2011

The curtains of the World Social Forum (WSF) came down on the 11th of February at the Cheikh Anta Diop university of Dakar after a week-long opportunity for Civil society, religious groups, and other NGOs to network, create...

World Social Forum: Its take off time

Blog entry by Mbong Akiy | February 6, 2011

It was 2.00am on Sunday morning when I arrived Dakar. To the ordinary Dakar dweller it was an unusual hour for hustle and bustle. But hustle and bustle it was at the Leopold Sedar Senghor international airport as thousands made the...

African Voices Tour Diary, Part 3

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula, Michael Baillie | May 17, 2011

This is part three of the Afican Voices tour through Europe, you can catch-up on the other tour diaries here: Part 1 Part 2 What is the African Voices Tour? As European waters have become increasingly overfished, massive ...

African Voices Tour Diary, Part 2

Blog entry by Prudence Wanko and Michael Baillie | May 4, 2011

This is part two of the Afican Voices tour through Europe, to catch-up on part one, click here . What is the African Voices Tour? As European waters have become increasingly overfished, massive European fishing vessels have...

Greenpeace Makes its Mark in Senegal as World Social Forum Progresses

Blog entry by Mbong Akiy | February 12, 2011

The days following the opening ceremony of the World Social forum were relatively calm at the Cheikh Anta Diop university of Dakar. The huge burst from civil society and NGOs experienced on the opening of the Forum naturally slowed...

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