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Harnessing Solar Energy for Sardines Fishing

The Fishers Union Organisation (FUO) is Tanzania Nile Discourse Forum (TNDF) a popular member known in in fishing of Sardines. FUO has come out with a project on Renewable Energy for night fishing of Sardines in Lake Victoria. The basic purpose was to replace kerosene lanterns for fishing.

Also, the project envisaged to build capacity of fishers on innovative high quality sardine-based products as well as monitoring and evaluation.
The purpose of these interventions was to reduce food losses, improve incomes and nutrition from fishing systems.

Over the last two years, three prototype iterations and pilot projects of Solar lamps and Sardines drying solution have been carried out at Kasalazi and Zilagula islands alongside supply of solar lamps in the entire Mwanza Region.

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