Yearly Archives: 2016



The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) wishes to inform the General Public, Fisheries Associations, Fishermen and Stakeholders that the Ministry through the Fisheries Commission has since 1st January 2009 not licensed or renewed the license of any fishing trawler to engage in pair trawling in Ghanaian waters. The […]

BAN ON PAIR TRAWLING


Italian delegation interacts with Apam fishermen An Italian delegation currently in the country has promised fishermen of its support to facilitate the creation of a resilient local fisheries cluster to enhance the industry in Ghana. The promise is in furtherance of an agreement signed between the delegation from the Fish […]

Italian Delegation Interacts with Apam Fishermen




From Desmond Davies, London Bureau Chief London, July 4, GNA – With 35 coastal nations, Africa is worst hit by illegal unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, but the coming into operation recently of the first international accord to counter the problem could change the continent’s fortunes. Read More !!!

Breakthrough in fight against illegal fishing





REJOINDER: CHALLENGES FACING FISHERIES SECTOR IN SHAMA The attention of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) has been drawn to an article titled “Challenges facing fisheries sector in Shama” that was published on page 34 of the July 4, 2016 edition of the Daily Graphic and wishes to […]

REJOINDER: CHALLENGES FACING FISHERIES SECTOR IN SHAMA


The attention of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and the Fisheries Commission has been drawn to a news item aired by City FM and also published on Ghanaweb by Citifm online on 13 th June 2016. We seek to indicate that the report has been taken out of […]

REJOINDER: IS GHANA HEADING FOR AN EU TRADE BAN?