In this episode, Beyond The Headlines explores the increase in illegal foreign fishing in Senegal. Can Senegalese pressure make the difference? And will it be too late to save this vital industry?
Locals complain of dwindling stocks and irreversibly damaged fishing grounds, blaming invasive foreign fleets whose methods respect neither protective quotas or environmental standards.
Families are displaced, and a fishing industry that dates back generations is disrupted, as fishermen are increasingly abandoning their legacy, migrating to find employment.
All presented without agenda or judgement. Just clarity and verification.