Project Description

PROJECT

FAO consultancy: sea cucumber fisheries in Liberia and aquaculture potential

CUSTOMER/FUNDING

FAO (Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations)

ABSTRACT

FAO Subregional Office for West Africa (SFW) hired Dr. Wangüemert as consultant under a project developed in Liberia (project TCP/LIR/3801/C1) to identify the target sea cucumber species under heavy fishery pressure, to obtain biological and ecological information from those species, to assess the potential for sea cucumber aquaculture development in Liberia, and to suggest improvements in the methodology used to produce beche-de-mer.

More information here:

NaFAA, FAO Sign Two ‘Cardinal’ Fisheries Projects – FrontPageAfrica (frontpageafricaonline.com)

Sea-cucumber divers off Liberia risk danger to feed a hunger in China | Majestic PR

Sea-cucumber divers off Liberia risk danger to feed a hunger in China – BBC News

Sea-cucumber divers off Liberia risk danger to feed a hunger in China – World News Guru

Liberia