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Dhaka declaration on ecological risk assessment of genetically improved fish
Fifty-four participants from 20 countries representing national/research institutions in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, non-govermental organizations and regional/international organizations held an Expert Consultation on ...
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 ...
Planning the use of fish for food security in the Pacific
Fish is a mainstay of food security for Pacific island countries and territories (PICTs). Diversifying the supply of fish will make rural households in the Pacific more resilient to natural disasters, social and political ...
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 ...
Mangrove revival diversifies livelihoods while addressing climate change
Funded by the Australian Government, The project "Poverty alleviation, mangrove conservation and climate change: Carbon offsets as payments for mangrove ecosystem services in Solomon Islands" explores whether or not ...
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 ...
Reefbase Pacific information portal
Type: Other (Factsheet)
A flyer to describe the ReefBase website which contains extensive information related to the status, use, management and knowledge of reef resources in the Pacific region both in English and French.
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 ...
Reefbase Pacific flyer
The ReefBase Pacific project is a component of the Coral Reef Initiative for the South Pacific (CRISP) (www.crisponline.net), executed by the WorldFish Center (www.worldfishcenter.org) and funded by the Agence Française ...