Women training on fish salting and sun-drying in Sao Tome (Video)

Credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain)

Women training in Sao Tome 2This video which was donated to the site by its copyright holder was taken during a training session that was designed for women in a fishing community in Sao Tome. The video begins with fishermen and their landed fishing. The scene till the end of the video was led by women trainees and the practical training on fish processing practices. It is obvious that salting followed by sun-drying represent a practical means of fish preservation in the fishing community. The program highlighted the hygienic side of salting whereas fish washing and cleaning was emphasized and also cuts were made in fish tissue.

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