Scarcity of Chambo worries government

Government says the dwindling of Chambo fish stocks in Lake Malawi would affect fish consumption in the country.   

Acting Director of Fisheries, Friday Njaya has told YFM that the decline in Chambo fish stocks which has come due to overfishing will definitely affect consumption and some economic activities.

“Malawians in the fishing Industry should scale up their efforts by among other areas investing in fish ponds to in order to reverse the situation,” said Njaya”.

Chambo fish stocks have been decreasing in Lake Malawi since the 1980’s.

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