12 Things You Didn’t Know About the Economy of the Zambezi River

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Written by Keren Mikva
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Fishermen at work on Lake Kariba
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Commercial fisheries make up another important aspect of the Zambezi river basin economy

Lake Malawi, which lies within the basin, offers plentiful fishing opportunities, and plays host to many commercial fisheries. The Lake Cahora Bassa is known for its kapenta fishing rigs, and large populations of cichlids, catfish, tiger fish, and yellow fish are fished heavily for food.