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NAMIBIAN HAKE FISHERY TO PURSUE MSC CERTIFICATION

Namibia -  The Namibian Hake Association has agreed that the hake fishery should be Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) eco-certified, following in the footsteps of the South African hake industry.

The Namibian hake sector is collaborating with the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources to ensure full compliance when the final audit commences.

it is expected that in addition to the environmental benefits, it will open up new international markets for Namibian hake and ultimately better prices for the product.

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