Virtual Panel: Situational Analysis of Fish and Fisheries of the Kafue Flats Wetland Ecosystem

Virtual

This panel discussion on ZNBC TV 1 is a pre-launch activity for the Situational Analysis of Fish and Fisheries of the Kafue Flats Wetland Ecosystem report.

Date: Friday, 28 August 2020

Time: 17:00 (UTC+8)

WorldFish participated in the panel discussion to discuss key findings of the Situational Analysis of Fish and Fisheries of the Kafue Flats Wetland Ecosystem report, launched by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Zambia in partnership with Government Department of Fisheries, Zambia in September. As part of their effort to popularize the study, the panel discussion explored the opportunities and challenges around capture fisheries in the wake of COVID-19 in Kafue Flats Wetland in Zambia for the benefit of the general public as well as relevant stakeholders. 

Speakers:

  • Nachilala Nkombo, Country Director for Zambia, WWF
  • Harris Phiri, Acting Director at the Department of Fisheries - Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Zambia 
  • Victor Siaamudala, Country Director, Zambia and Southern Africa, WorldFish

This event increased opportunities for the ongoing collaboration between WorldFish, WWF and the Government Department of Fisheries of Zambia to further develop the National Capture Fisheries Program.