May2008

Leasing plots on Lake Victoria is NOT a Panacea to illegal fishing methods The Chairman of the Ugandan Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Hon. Deus Bikwasizehi and other Committee members last week brought back in focus the long standing debate that Lakes including L.Victoria be divided into plots and leased to fishermen. His line of reasoning is that it is here that a solution to ensure that people abandon using illegal fishing methods lies.