ActionAid International Zambia2024-03-05T15:42:50+04:00

To enhance social, economic and environmentally sustainable management of small-scale fisheries in Zambia

Achievements

  • 70 Community Fisheries Committees for each of the 7 districts have been set up
  • leadership building of fishers reached out 4, 660 fishers. 309 of them have now leadership position in the committees.
  • 3, 915 fishers were trained on sustainable management of fisheries including restocking of fish through the department of fisheries

Activities

Establish and strengthen women and youth fishers’ platforms

70 committees were formed under the Action and of the 70, a total of 32 Women and youth fishers platforms were strengthened (Fisheries committees set into multi-purpose cooperatives – 7 in Kafue, 10 in Southern, 4 in Luangwa and 11 in Western).

Expected Outputs

  • Enhanced livelihoods and food security of vulnerable small-scale fishing communities through sustainably managed small-scale fisheries.
  • Women and youth small-scale fishers have strengthened capacities in value addition of fish and access to markets resulting in their increased contribution to sustainable growth, including to SDGs.
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