Let us Proudly Commemorate International Year of Small Scale Fisheries & Aquiculture - 2022

Stop Destructive Fisheries - Beruwela Fishers on fire

Around 800 fishers from Baruwela area have conducted a protest against destructive fishing practices.    There are several type of methods are used by some fishers which are very destructive for the resources. southern fishers are fighting against mainly light luring fishing and log fishing for decade now. government have created laws to prevent but theres no monitoring and surveillance in the fisheries.
Small scale fishers are suffering with low catch and low fish price in the market.