World Fisheries day is occurs every year on November 21 throughout the world by the fisher folk communities. Fishing communities worldwide celebrate this day through rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs, dramas, exhibition, music show, and demonstrations to highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries.

This day  was established to draw attention to overfishing, habitat destruction and other serious threats to the sustainability of our marine and freshwater resources. Observance can also help bring awareness of the importance of aquatic environments in sustaining life both in and out of water.

Through participation in engaging classroom activities on this special day, young people can be encouraged to help make a difference in the health of our aquatic ecosystems and the variety of species they support




This year at  Makerere University it will be celebrated in Zoology Department  Entomology and Fisheries department by the fisheries students their lecturers and the stake holders on the BOT-ZOO lab.

The function will begin at 8:00 am and their will be speeches and interactions plus presentations from the students

All fisher communities are invited to attend this great function organised by FISAMU Makerere unversity

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