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President Bio Pledges Support To Fishing Sector

State House, Freetown, 9 August 2018 – His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has pledged to support the country’s fishing sector become a thriving industry that supports national development. He engaged the Sierra Leone Fishing Companies Association today at State House. The President emphasised the importance of the sector to …

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Illegal Fishing Costing Sierra Leone US$ 50 Million Annually

By Amadu Lamrana Bah IUU fishing is depriving Sierra Leone of millions of dollars and affecting livelihood of fishmongers Annually, Sierra Leone is losing an estimated US$ 50 million to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. This, according to Sierra Leone’s newly-elected President Julius Maada Bio, is one of the critical …

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