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MINISTER OF FISHERIES DECLARES 1ST-30th APRIL, 2022 AS CLOSED SEASON

The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Emma Kowa Jalloh, has in a consultative meeting with key Stakeholders in the sector, declared 1st – 31st April 2022 as date for the implementation of this year’s Closed Season. Addressing participants which included members of the Artisanal Fishermen Consortium, Civil Society Organizations, Media and Sierra Leone Boats...

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Consulting Services: ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT (ESHIA) STUDIES

(Date of Issue: 18th March 2022) REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST( READVERTISED) The Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone has allocated some funds to conduct an Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment necessary for the development of fish harbor and ancillary facilities in Sierra Leone to enhance efficiency in the sustainable management of fisheries...

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MFMR Commissioned Two Surveillance Patrol Vessels

The ceremony Following six inshore patrol vessels launched last year for community surveillance, Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources with support from World Bank has on Monday 27th July 2021 commissioned two additional vessels at the Joint Marine Times Committee (JMT) to intensify monitoring of the country’s territorial waters, and to curb Illegal, Unreported and...

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CHIEF MINISTER ENGAGES MINISTRY OF FISHERIES

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources on Tuesday, 29th June, 2021, received and held discussions with one of Sierra Leone’s high profile personalities in governance, Chief Minister, Jacob Jusu Saffa at Youyi building in Freetown. The meeting which was held at the conference room of the Ministry, covered a wide range of issues, geared...

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MFMR IMPOUNDS BOAT CARRYING A HUGE CONSIGNMENT OF JUVENILE FISH By MFMR MEDIA UNIT

The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Emma Kowa Jalloh has expressed shock and dismay over what she described as “wanton destruction and unsustainable exploitation of the country’s fisheries resources.” She made this statement at Sunhu Fishing Company, Murray Town while inspecting a huge pile of Juvenile fish and an Artisana Fishing Vessel arrested by...

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MFMR MINISTER ORDERS SALE OF FISH AT YOUYI BUILDING

By MFMR Media Unit In a bid to enforce measures relating to the ongoing Closed Season initiative, aimed at protecting the country’s fish stock from depletion, the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has in collaboration with Industrial Fishing Companies organized the sale of fish to members of the public, including staff from Ministries, Department...

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