A revived fishing industry offers big opportunities for Liberia. But there is a long way to go.

Liberia has the lowest average fish per capita consumption rate in the Manor River region according to a USAID and ECOWAS reports. Each Liberian consumes an average of just fives kilograms a year although the average should be at 23.5kg per person the reports say.

As Nemenlah Cyrus Harmon reports for Spoon FM experts say boosting Liberia’s fish stocks is critical. There’s a lot that’s out of Liberian control – but there is a lot that they can do. Preventing ocean pollution and protecting precious sea life must be a priority.

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