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The economic effects of child labor in artisanal fishing (Business Africa)

Afolake Onyiloye, host for Business Africa

Business Africa

Africa, the cradle of immeasurable marine riches, is also the scene of major challenges in the artisanal fishing sector. Between illegal exploitation of the waters, precarious working conditions and child labour, artisanal fishing on the continent faces crucial challenges. A report from Noël Tadégnon.

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