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Fishing businesses in Turkana, Kenya, have many challenges – much of government support is not reaching these indigenous fishing communities, forcing them to sell their catches cheaply, if it does not go rotten due to poor storage facilities. Naremiet Beach Management Unit is registered as a co-operative in Kalokol, and is facing down broker exploitation, avoiding attacks due to being near a breeding site for crocodiles, and increased flooding because of the climate crisis. So how are they navigating these stormy waters?

This Kenya Fishing Co-Op Went From Treading Water to Riding Waves

Naremiet Beach Management Co-operative members in Turkana rely on catching fish to earn a living, and the co-op ensures that jobs are created in the Kenyan community. (This photo was taken before the …

Members of Naremiet Beach Management Unit at work supplying people of Kalokol with fresh fish to buy.

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