Erroneous statistics in “Minister wants fish to become Uganda’s leading export earner” published by the new vision on 12th November 2020

We are at a critical fisheries management state in Uganda since 2017 when the UPDF was deployed on Lake Victoria to enforce fisheries regulations. For this reason, fisheries issues are receiving more coverage in the media than before. If the coverage by the media is to benefit the sector, it is important that the information…

FAQ & misconceptions

This page will regularly address frequently asked questions as well as misconceptions pertaining the fish and fisheries of Uganda. Major questions and misconceptions include the following: Introduce the Nile perch into all water bodies Restock the Nile perch and Nile tilapia in Lake Victoria Why can’t scientists at NaFIRRI generate fish “varieties” like scientists in…

NaFIRRI poised for increased Biodiversity data generation and usage

Please note that the first version of this article appeared on NaFIRRI’s website. NaFIRRI is implementing a project with support from the European Union through the Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to increase capacity for conservation through data mobilization and training. Under the project, research staff at the…