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World Fisheries Day
November 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on 21 November throughout the world by fishing communities. The day helps to highlight the critical importance of fish and the lives they sustain, both in and out of water.
Fisheries play an integral role in sustaining not only human lives but also aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. More than 25% of the world’s dietary protein is provided by fish. Many fishermen rely on fish stocks for sustenance, making the protection of our fish stocks critical.
Did you know that over 200 million of Africa’s one billion people regularly consume fish and nearly half of this comes from inland fisheries?
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