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We should develop an alternative fish supply chain based on artisanal fisheries

An interview with Micheline Dion Somplehi, head of CAOPAs Womens Programme

Micheline Dion Somplehi is the president of a cooperative comprising 1,650 women fish processors and fishmongers from the Cte d'Ivoire artisanal fisheries sector. She is also vice-president of the National Federation of Cte d'Ivoire Fishing Cooperatives (FENACOPECI) and in charge of the Women's Programme of the African Confederation of Artisanal Fisheries Professional Organisations (CAOPA) which, since 2010, brings together organisations from 13 African countries.