The end of trawling in Belize

A decade ago the last two trawlers fishing in Belize’s waters were removed from service. Hear from a spokesperson for the fisheries cooperative that owned those vessels about how the trawling ban affected their economic output, in the decade since.

Small-scale fishers and trawling in Belize

A decade ago trawling was outlawed within Belize’s exclusive economic zone. Small-scale fishers from coastal communities share their reflections on what it was like when trawling was allowed, and share what has changed in the decade since