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Gender and fisheries: do women support, complement or subsidize men's small-scale fishing activities?
Women’s involvement in fisheries is more significant than often assumed. According to current estimates from nine major fish producing countries, they comprise 46% of the labor force in smallscale capture fisheries-related ...
Sub-Saharan fish trade and nutrition in a changing climate
Type: Other (Factsheet)
There is an increasing ‘fish gap’ in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where fish supplies have failed to keep pace with the region’s growing demand. Despite the high dependence on fish for nutrition in much of the region, consumption ...
Fish supply and demand scenarios in Cambodia and perspectives on the future role of aquaculture
Fish is vital to the well-being and livelihoods to millions of people in the Lower Mekong Basin, many of whom are poor, relying on fish as a major source of animal protein, sometimes the only source. The supply of ‘free’ ...
Climate change and adaptation in fisheries and aquaculture
Type: Working Paper
This document is a draft paper to be used for discussion purposes only.
Adaptation of floodplain fishing communities to hydro-climatic changes in the Niger basin: lessons learned
The river floodplain ecosystems of the Sahelian region have recently undergone two major hydrological changes: (i) increased interannual variation in rainfall and (ii) a steep reduction of flood peaks and floodplain ...
Aquaculture helping to improve health and nutrition in Bangladesh
Type: Other (Factsheet)
Bangladesh has made important human development gains in recent years, reflected by reductions in poverty, mortality of children under five, and chronic malnutrition. These gains have been achieved in spite of frequent ...
Climate change and fisheries: vulnerability and adaptation in Cambodia
Cambodia is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change on fisheries, which supply livelihoods for millions and up to 80% of all animal protein in the diet. Most fisheries are highly variable by nature and subject ...
Changements climatiques : quelle recherche pour relever les défis posés à la pêche et à l’aquaculture
Le changement climatique pose de nouveaux défis pour la durabilité des pêches et de l'aquaculture, avec de sérieuses conséquences pour les 520 millions de personnes qui en dépendent pour leur subsistance et les presque ...
Fisheries and aquaculture can provide solutions to cope with climate change
This brief explains how climate change will affect aquatic systems and how fisheries and aquaculture will need to adapt to meet these changes. It provides a number of examples of how our projects are providing solutions ...
Aquaculture and food security in Solomon Islands
Aquaculture and Food Security in the Solomon Islands (ACIAR Project FIS/2009/061) was formulated to assist the Government of Solomon Islands in better understanding the future demand for aquaculture and particularly to ...