Will commercial fishers benefit from Rescue Fish?

May 21, 2020

Yes. Rescue Fish is designed to make commercial fishing profitable for the fishermen and women. New legislation will require commercial fishing to operate in a more environmentally conscious way. Innovation will be encouraged as fishers earn higher returns for their efforts. The principles outlined in the Rescue Fish policy will increase abundance, improve efficiency, reduce waste and facilitate artisanal commercial fishing.

The country, as well as commercial fishers, will benefit. The development of small scale commercial fishing in the regions will be priority to provide for local enterprise, more job opportunities and better returns for fishermen.