Entries by Annija B

New opportunities through fishery

Meet Jama Yasin, he used to live in Oog, a small town in Sool region (located East of Burco) together with his family. Due to severe drought during 2017, a mayor part of the household’s livestock perished, compromising his livelihood and forcing him to migrate to the coast, with the aim of finding new livelihood […]

Milestone: opening of three FairFishing facilities in Puntland

On the 25th of September 2018, a new fish market was opened in Galkayo, Puntland, with participation of local and national authorities, an EU delegation and the local community. The opening in Galkayo is the official launch of all three facilities opening in Puntland, where a market in Qardho and a station in Garacaad will […]

Powered with solar energy!

News from the Buluhar Fishing Unit! This year has been busy in Buluhar, where reconstruction of an upcoming fishery unit has been underway in spring. The construction works have just been finished, and the unit has got its own source of electricity from the newly-installed solar panels. FairFishing together with local energy entrepreneur installed a […]

An interview with a participant of our fishery training

Interview with Abdi Fatah Mohamed Hasan, a participant in the first technical training at sea program in Berbera 2017/2018. Abdi is 23 years old and lives in Berbera, where he is also born and has grown up. None of his parents has been working in fishery sector before, but some of his friends do. He […]

What happened in 2017

Our work in 2017 2017 has been a year of intensive work for the FairFishing team along the Horn of Africa. We have not only continued and improved the work and results at the Berbera Centre of Excellency, but also worked to expand the opportunities for fishers to develop businesses and sell their fish in […]