Fishermen claim ban affecting livelihoods

Marist Brothers High School Aporosa Sovatabua, Josaia Bolagace, Jome Tupua and Mikaele Vakadrigi say no to consuming of Kawawa and Donu during their spawning season at Valelevu Grounds recently. Picture: FILE/JONA KONATACI

FISHERMEN around the Macuata area claim they lose about $100 a week during the kawakawa and donu ban from June 1 to September 30. This totals to about $1200 for the whole period which Asesela Tuvoli of Galoa Island in Bua, Vanua Levu, said was a big loss because he needed to pay for boat […]

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