Celebrating our fisheries

WALVIS BAY

18 August 2016 | Society

Otis Finck – A cook-off competition will form part of this year’s fifth National Fish Consumption Day which will be hosted in the Oshana Region at Ongwediva.
The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau, recently launched the fifth National Fish Consumption Day under the theme “The Ocean meets the Oshana” in Walvis Bay.
The competition winner will walk away with N$5 000. The competition will allow communities to showcase their culinary skills with fish and empower residents with the know-how to prepare fish.
Each participant must present a three-course meal prepared with horse mackerel to a panel of judges who will score it based on composition, craftmanship, creativity, flavour and presentation.
The annual National Fish Consumption gala dinner will take place on 30 September. Pledges and donations received during the event from the fishing fraternity, the corporate community and individuals are reinvested in communities hosting the event. The competition celebrates the rich stocks of various fisheries and the nutritional, economic and social importance of consuming Namibian fish. It encourages the consumption of fish by making it more accessible and affordable.
Esau handed over laptops and printers to eight schools in the Omusati Region where the fourth National Fish Consumption day was celebrated and said the fisheries sector remains a strong pillar of the economy.

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