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 Form 4 Geography online lessons on fishing

Possible solutions to the problems facing fishing industry in Kenya

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Possible solutions to the problems facing fishing industry in Kenya
- Restrictions should be made on the type of net that should be used.
- Licensing a selected number of fishermen and limiting their catch per day.
- Fish farming to ease pressure on natural fishing grounds.
- Agricultural activities should be prohibited close to fishing grounds.
- Legislation should be put in place to check disposal of wastes from industries.
- Roads should be tarmacked for efficient transportation of fish.
- Roads to the potential markets should be improved.
- People should be educated on the importance of fish in the diet so as to develop fish eating culture.
-Fishermen should form co-operatives so as to get financial assistance.
-Modern fishing methods and equipment can enable fishermen to go into deep waters where there is abundant fish.
-Conserving water catchment areas to ensure regular supply of water.
-Mechanical or biological removal of weeds.
-Discouraging agricultural activities near fishing grounds and planting of cover crops around fishing grounds to reduce siltation.
-Survey the boundaries to establish the rightful owner of the island.


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