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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 ...
Community based fisheries management CBFM-SSEA fisheries and livelihoods impact
Research showed that community based fisheries management has significantly increased annual fish production, lifted household income levels, improved access to credit from a wide range of sources, and enabled livelihood ...
Fish, fishing and livelihoods : community based organisations as focus for local development
The central tenet to Community Based Fisheries Management (CBFM) is that users dependent on a common resource, in this case fishers and other households depending on wild fish to catch, will harvest that resource in a ...
Africa's age of aquarium : the dawning of ornamental fish culture - a high value livelihood option for vulnerable communities
A forward-looking community service organization (CSO) in Cameroon dedicated to sustainable development and environmental protection, Organisation pour l’Environnement et le Developpement Durable (OPED), has enlisted the ...