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Pacific: improving livelihoods for coastal communities in the Pacific
The island nations of the Pacific depend heavily on coral reef and coastal fisheries resources – globally, the highest per capita fish consumption is in the Pacific islands. Coral reefs support a rich variety of animals ...
Improving livelihoods for coastal communities in the Pacific
To achieve sustainable use of living marine resources it will be necessary, in many cases, to reduce harvest rates from present levels. This will lead to a reduction of income in the short term. Community support for ...
Assessment of earthquake and tsunami impact on fisheries dependent coastal communities of western province, Solomon Islands
Almost 90% of rural communities in the Western Province, Solomon Islands are coastal-based (FAO) and heavily dependent on fi sheries resources for their livelihood. On April 2nd, 2007 a large earthquake and tsunami hit the ...
Creating rural livelihoods in Solomon Islands through an environmentally friendly trade of marine ornamentals for the aquarium trade: lessons learned
The marine ornamental trade became active in Solomon Islands in the mid-1980s, primarily through the wild harvest of corals and fish. The initiation of more sustainable techniques (cultured giant clams and farmed corals) ...
Diagnosing, strengthening and monitoring small-scale fishery resilience
The project "Improving resilience and adaptive capacity of fisheries-dependent communities in Solomon Islands" uses participatory diagnosis to identify threats to rural coastal communities in Solomon Islands and sources ...