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Assessing adaptation options for climate change: A guide for coastal communities in the Coral Triangle of the Pacific. 7. Ecosystem services mapping
This brochure is part of a series that collectively detail how a community-based assessment of climate change was used in partnership with coastal communities and provincial and national-level stakeholders in Timor-Leste ...
Policies in harmony? Does the New Song agree with the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines?
Type: Journal Article
With the recent endorsement of two supra-national policies -- the New Song and the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines -- Pacific Island countries and territories are being called on to lead the process of national implementation ...
Conserving coral reefs
This poster shows that coral reefs are a vital source of food and income for coastal communities and protect the coast from storm. Hence it is important that they are to be protected.
Gender-inclusive facilitation for community-based marine resource management. An addendum to “Community-based marine resource management in Solomon Islands: A facilitators guide” and other guides for CBRM
People who rely on a natural resource should be central to decisions about how that resource is used and managed. This principle is at the core of community-based resource management (CBRM) and other forms of collaborative ...
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 ...
Policy coherence with the small-scale fisheries guidelines: Analysing across scales of governance in Pacific small-scale fisheries
Type: Book Chapter
Concerns about the sustainability of small-scale fisheries, and the equitable distribution of fisheries benefits, are wide-spread within government agencies, non-government organizations, and rural fishing communities ...
Be croc wise
This poster shows the various ways of avoiding attack from crocodiles.
Locally-managed marine areas: multiple objectives and diverse strategies
Type: Journal Article
Community-based management and co-management are mainstream approaches to marine conservation and sustainable resource management. In the tropical Pacific, these approaches have proliferated through the spread of locally-managed ...