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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 ...
Livelihoods, markets, and gender roles in Solomon Islands: case studies from Western and Isabel Provinces
Type: Working Paper
Livelihoods in Solomon Islands are diverse, composed of a wide range of activities. The marketing of marine resources through value chains is an important component of this livelihood portfolio in many parts of the country. ...
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 ...
Fishing dynamics associated with periodically harvested marine closures
Type: Journal Article
Periodically-harvested fisheries closures are emerging as a socially acceptable and locally implementable way to balance concerns about conserving ecosystem function and sustaining livelihoods. Across the Indo-Pacific ...
WorldFish 2018 Annual Report: Transforming Food Systems Through Fish
In 2018, WorldFish made notable progress toward our ambition to position fish firmly at the heart of discourse, policy and practice currently shaping the global thinking on transforming food systems, paying closer attention ...
Supporting more sustainable, productive and inclusive fish agri-food systems: Annual report 2018
FISH made significant progress during 2018 in producing and disseminating a suite of research innovations for the sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture across Africa, Asia and the Pacific.
Annotated bibliography on socio-economic and ecological impacts of marine protected areas in Pacific Island countries
This bibliography highlights impacts on fisheries and livelihoods attributed to coral reef marine protected areas in Pacific Island countries and territories. Included in this collection is literature that reports various ...
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 ...
ADB_Strengthening community-based natural resource management to safeguard food security in Malaita Province, Solomon Islands_2018_Final
Type: Donor Report
Marine resources are the backbone of the Solomon Islands economy, and form a crucial component of people’s subsistence livelihoods and food security (MDPAC 2016; WorldBank 2017). The sound management of coastal fisheries ...
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 ...