Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Mozambique Leads in African Fisheries Management

Mozambique’s pristine Primeiras and Segundas coastal belt has been declared a marine protected area and is now Africa's largest MPA. Known as the Primeiras and Segundas archipelagos, the MPA covers almost 10 500 square kilometres – about one and a half million hectares. It’s the second major conservation area in the country to be declared within the last two years, after the creation of the Lake Niassa reserve in mid-2011.

Read more about this important step in support of sustainable and responsible fisheries management by the Government of Mozambique.

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