I gave an expert opinion on how depleting fisheries resources and fisherfolks' struggles to build resilience to their vulnerabilities might make them susceptible to engaging in illicit activities such as drug trafficking.

Period16 Jul 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleWhen the Day’s Catch Includes Cocaine and Heroin
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletHakai Magazine
    Media typeWeb
    DescriptionAround the world, artisanal fishers play an overlooked role in drug trafficking. The opinion piece explores the role played by artisanal fishers in drugs trafficking. I gave an expert opinion to the author of the news article on how fisherfolks' engagement in illicit activities is driven by their intent to build resilience to their vulnerability - depleting fish stock and resultant reduced case.
    Producer/AuthorKimberly Riskas
    PersonsIfe Okafor-Yarwood