Belize Coalition hopes to find an alternative to gillnet

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In Belize, there are many who make their livelihood by fishing, but with everything there are restrictions and policies to ensure sustainability and proper usage. Fishermen who are still in the habit of using gill-net is one of those instances where best practices and sustainability are not being taken into consideration. The Belize Coalition for a Sustainable Fishery has been trying to ban gill-net since it does not promote sustainable fishing.  The Belize Coalition for a Sustainable Fishery is made up of the Turneffe Atoll Trust, Oceans Belize, the Belize Federation of Fishers, Mar Alliance, the National Belize Sportfishing Association and the Belize Game Fish Association.

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