In Senegal people live on fish. But it is becoming scarcer and more expensive there. The fishmeal is responsible – for European fish farming. A site visit.
Every day, as the sun sets over Kayar Beach, a choreography begins, the arrival of the fishermen. Hundreds of young men stand in the water wearing round hats of sturdy cloth on which they balance boxes. Behind them are women, in front of them shelves, knives, baskets. Dozens of buyers and sellers, traders, brokers, about a thousand people look for their daily wages here. The whole city of Kayar is on the move, Senegal’s second largest traditional fishing port.
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