Mozambique has a 2800km coastline and 22,000,000 people. 40% of these people live on the coastline and depend on the fishing in their daily lives to feed their families.
Due to colonial and civil war that ended in 1992, Mozambican ocean waters remained untouched until then.
Mozambique is very rich in marine resources. Since the war ended tourism is growing fast especially in scuba diving. This has created some misunderstanding between the local fishermen and Scuba divers.
Divers do not see as much as they use to see before.
This happens to the fishermen too.
An answer remain a mystery.
What is it?
Bitonga Divers started in 2007 when Carlos Macuacua became the first Mozambican scuba dive instructor, now Bitonga Divers is training Mozambicans to become professional scuba divers, and community education which involve village talks as a way to get the local people aware of these issues and change their fishing practices.