‘Saiko’ is a severely destructive form of illegal fishing. Foreign trawlers target the staple catch of Ghanaian canoe fishers and sell this stolen fish back to local communities. Our new report has estimated the true cost of saiko.
Stolen at Sea: The Chinese Trawlers Driving the Collapse of Ghana’s Fisheries
Illegal 'saiko' fishing costs Ghana tens of millions of dollars in revenue and threatens food security and coastal livelihoods.