Training for fisherwomen held

01 Jan 2014

Training was delivered in Bozburun district of Muğla for the fisherwomen on eco-system and fishing. The participants were presented life jackets and long-line gear.


Training was delivered to  fisherwomen within the context of the “Fisherwomen of Aegean: Datça-Bozburun Peninsula Project”, under the support of Strengthening the System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Turkey Project -which is being supported by GEF SGP- COMDEKS, the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, UNDP Turkey and Vehbi Koç Foundation.

70 fisherwomen participated

The training was delivered by the Mediterranean Conservation Society (AKD), in Bozburun town of Marmaris district of Muğla. 70 fisherwomen participated in the training.

Dr. Huriye Göncüoğlu from Ege University Faculty of Fisheries informed the attendees on the importance of getting organized, marine eco-system, fishing equipment and harmful sea species.

At the end of the training, the participants were presented life jackets and long-line gear.

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