NDF MFF-IUCN funded Project brings changes in lives of Fishermen community



KETI BANDAR (15-02-2017): NDF is implementing the project under IUCN-MFF Small grant under title “To reduce harmful fishing Nets at Village Ali Hassan Dablo (Tippun) “at Hajamro creek of Keti Badar District Thatta. Dr. Stean Regional Head of IUCN came from Thailand to perform visit project activities. Mr. Stean held meetings with project staff, beneficiaries & concerned stakeholders & showed his sanctification. Earlier Mr. Abid Lashari briefed about project activities that the project has semsitized local community to refrain use of harmful nets & adopt legal fishing nets & alternate livelihood options. NDF MFF have provided legal nets, ice boxes, Mud Crab Fattening forms & training to increase their fish catch, market outreach & mud crab fattening. Fisheries Department Sindh collaborated with NDF during implementation phase. Mr. Stean visited mud crab forms, distributed nets & ice boxes meanwhile Fisheries department destroyed illegal fishing nets. During the visit Mr. Ghulam Qadir Shah National Coordinator MFF, Mr. Niaz Hussain Soomro, DFO Forest, Mr. Nadeem Mirbahar, Mr. Akhtar Samoo & others also spoke on the occasion.



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