The KNCCI Taita Taveta Chapter participated in the global commemoration of World Fisheries Day 2023 at Lake Chala, acknowledging and honoring the crucial contribution of fisheries in sustaining our coastal communities. The event was dignified by the presence of Hon. Andrew Mwadime, Governor of Taita Taveta County, and Hon. Christine Kilalo, the Deputy Governor.
There exists untapped potential to create dignified and substantial livelihoods within the small-scale fisheries and aquaculture sectors. However, these sectors confront significant challenges, including environmental changes and variability, overfishing, dwindling stocks, and post-harvest losses.