Resource owners fear for safety of wardens

Participants discuss importance of the qoliqoli at the Fisheries Forum in Labasa. Picture SERAFINA SILAITOGA

QOLIQOLI customary owners are concerned about the safety of fish wardens describing their duties as risky. In this morning’s Fisheries Forum held in Labasa, Mali district rep Seru Moce told the meeting that in many cases, poachers were better equipped. “Our fish wardens are usually outnumbered by poachers and they don’t have proper equipment to […]

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