Illegal Fishing Can Lead to Conflict in Somalia

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While Somalia has seen decline in piracy over recent years, illegal fishing has increased. And it’s not a minor problem. “There is a connection between illegal fishing and conflict in the area”, said Senior Program Manager Robert Mazurek from Secure Fisheries, a project of One Earth Future Foundations, while opening the workshop on Vessel Identification and Evidence Collection Related to Fisheries Crimes on 18 November in Mogadishu.

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