Fisheries Policy And Its Relevance To Food Security And Safety
Ogara, W O
Sirma, A J
Mwai, C W
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In this paper we interrogate the fisheries policy 2008.The approach comprises a walk in the historical transect of the industry, discusses key players, beneficiaries including fisher folks, artisanal large scale and intermediaries against the characteristics of the market segment. Further we examine the content of the policy against timing and of its development. There are key features of the policy documented that espouse the overall national development and key drivers. Subsequently we elucidate the impact of the policy on food security, safety, trade and utilization of the fisheries resources. The role of knowledge management and of technology development as embodied in this policy document is additionally analysed and further developed.