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Senegalese Fisheries Agreement Gets Huge Support

February 12, 2019

– As Seaman Union and CMA Welcome Deal Samuel K. Siaffa and Mr. P. Nyantee Sleh address the press conference and Cross Section of Seamen and Journalists in attendance The much publicized Liberia and Senegalese Private Sector Fisheries Agreement has received an additional endorsement following a recent one from Members of the Senate Committee on […]

NaFAA Educates the public about the Senegalese Agreement and the fishery sector activities

Written By: Mr. Augustine M. Manoballah Deputy Director General for Administration National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority   Few hours ago I read a post from one Henry P. Costa stating that President Weah has given out 300 fishing licenses to 300 large fishing boats from Senegal to in his words “wipe out our fishing reserves […]

NaFAA Attracts Regional Fisheries Sustainable Partnership

January 18, 2019

The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) is hosting a high power delegation from Senegal to explore sustainable fisheries partnership between the Government of Liberia through the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority and the Senegalese Government through the Maritime Fisheries Agency. NaFAA Director General Madam Emma Metieh Glassco and Hon. Mamadou Goudiaby, Director of Maritime Fisheries of […]

Fishing Industry Welcomes Protection of Sharks and Rays

January 9, 2019

Liberia has taken a historic step to commit to a national plan of action to protect Liberia’s sharks and rays in the next three years. The fishermen’s commendation comes in the wake of the Liberian government’s decision to launch the National Plan of Action (NPOA) to conserve and manage sharks and rays. Government, through the […]

Liberia Japan To Construct A Fishing Village

Feasibility studies for the construction of a State of the Art Fishing Village in the Port City of Buchanan is well on the way. Thanks to the Government of Liberia of H.E Dr. Weah, DG Emma and Our Fisheries Development Partners. 2019🎯🎣

NaFAA Gets Double Media Recognition

January 2, 2019

NaFAA Gets Double Media Recognition Monrovia – The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority of Liberia has again bagged two prestigious awards, this time from the Liberian media. Two of the country’s highly rated media institutions, the Inquirer and News newspapers, have placed NaFAA above other government entities for its excellent performance during the year 2018. […]

NaFAA Gets US$3M Icelandic Grant

December 17, 2018

NaFAA Gets US$3M Icelandic Grant -Embarks on establishment of Competent Lab The Government of Liberia and the government of Iceland have signed a US$3Million Grant support towards the development of the fisheries sector. The grant aims at supporting the establishment of a competent laboratory for testing of fish products on the Liberian market. Signing on […]

NaFAA Conducts Mobile Data Collection Training

December 4, 2018

Monrovia-Fisheries Data Collectors known as Enumerators from across Liberia are undergoing a weeklong training course in the usage of digital equipment to process their data through the Statistics and Research Division of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA). The Training which runs from Monday December 3, 2018 to Friday December 7, 2018 brings together […]

Yamaha Conducts Fiber Glass Boats Assessment in Liberia

November 28, 2018

Yamaha Conducts Fiber Glass Boats assessment in Liberia Monrovia – A Representative of the Japanese Company, Yamaha, is in Liberia as guest of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority. The visit of the Yamaha Company Representative is part of efforts gear towards conducting first assessment on the possibilities to manufacturing fiber glass boats in Liberia. […]

NaFAA Fines Chinese Fishing Vessel -For Illegal Fishing On Liberian Waters

November 24, 2018

NaFAA Fines Chinese Fishing Vessel -For Illegal Fishing On Liberian Waters (13 November, 2018) Monrovia – The National Fisheries & Aquaculture Authority has levied a fined on an industrial Chinese Fishing Vessel named Bonheur Vessel, 1462 for engaging in illegal fishing activities on Liberian waters. Illegal fishing activities have over the years caused government huge […]