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HIV/AIDS in the fisheries sector in Africa
This policy brief provides information on the scale of HIV/AIDS in the fisheries sector in Africa, the reasons why prevalence is so high and how this affects fishing communities. Access to health services and antiretroviral ...
Fish and food security in Africa
Today, in sub-Saharan Africa, one out of every two people (49%) lives on less than $1 –a day (World Bank 2004a). While in other regions chronic hunger is receding, in sub-Saharan Africa malnutrition is still rising in both ...
Rehabilitating livelihoods in tsunami-affected coastal communities in Asia
It is the second in a series of policy briefs being developed by CONSRN (Consortium to Restore Shattered Livelihoods in Tsunami-Devastated Nations) to assist in the rehabilitation efforts following the 26 December 2004 ...
Rebuilding boats may not equal rebuilding livelihoods
This brief on post-tsunami rehabilitation was developed by the WorldFish Center. It is one of a series of policy briefs being developed by CONSRN (Consortium to Restore Shattered Livelihoods in TsunamiDevastated Nations) ...
Fisheries and the millennium development goals : solutions for Africa
Africa, and in particular sub-Saharan Africa, stands out as facing tremendous difficulties in achieving even modest progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Today, over 46% of Africans live in absolute ...