Lost Revenue in Uganda from Illegal Catches

Illegal fishing causes Uganda to lose up to $180 Million per year, according to the Government.

60 percent of the fish caught within the country’s water is immature and was not ready to be taken out of the waters.

(More on unreported and unregulated fishing.)

Source: Abubaker Kirunda, “Illegal Fishing Costs Govt Shs400 Billion Per Year – Minister,” allAfrica, December 19, 2011.