Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Smartphone app empowers small-scale fishers

Launched at Lamberts's Bay on the west coast August 2015, Abalobi (isiXhosa for 'fisher') is an open source app, currently in development (pilot phase), designed to cover all aspects of small-scale fisheries governance from 'hook to cook' .

 “This is not about a team of IT people developing yet another app. Abalobi is a project by the small-scale fishing community themselves, to own the process of implementing the policy they fought for.” 

Read more on Abalobi's News page