Fishing community of Cayar, Senegal. © Greenpeace / Pape Diatta SarrWomen fish processors from the Mantulaye Dieye fish market of Cayar, Senegal, are against the expansion of fishmeal factories in the region.

This is what the women of West Africa are telling me again and again, when I meet them to share thoughts about the concerning expansion of fishmeal factories in the region. Tonnes of fresh fish are being sucked up by a wasteful industry, to feed animals in Europe and Asia. These are also the concerns they are sharing today, on World Fisheries Day.

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