Karpowership Empowers Fisherfolks in Sekondi – Takoradi

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has held a forum for fisherfolks in Sekondi-
Takoradi to empower them on good business models.
The forum sought to acquaint fisherfolks with business survival strategies as the world
gradually recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic that has negatively impacted
businesses and the lives of people.
The forum also provided opportunity for the Fisheries Commission to sensitize the
fisherfolks on modern and hygienic fish processing practices.
Corporate Communication Specialist at Karpowership Ms. Sandra Amarquaye said the
forum was part of Karpowership Ghana’s efforts to better engage residents in
communities along which’s shores it operates. She explained such forums provide the
company with the opportunity to engage and sensitize stakeholders on its operations.
 “I’m excited that we have held this forum for the fisherfolks to be sensitized on business
models and hygienic practices. It should go a long way to improve their work,” she said.
Fisheries Commission representative Josephine Laryea said the commission was
grateful for the opportunity the forum provided them to sensitize fisherfolks on good
fishing practices. Officials from the National Disaster Management Authority were also
present at the forum to sensitize fisherfolks on safety tips. Leaders of the Inshore
Fishing Association, the Fish Traders and Processors Association, Inshore Fishing
Boats Owners, Hookline Canoe Fishermen, among others participated in the forum.  
A participant of the forum Mr. Francis Eshun who is chairman of the Canoe Fisherman
Association described as heartwarming Karpowership’s recognition of the importance of
their activities. “This forum was insightful as it gave us the opportunity to learn new
things to improve our business,” he said.

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