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Supporting gender-inclusive dialogue over natural resource management
Rural households who fail to gain a voice in decisions over the management of shared forests, pasturelands, wetlands and fisheries face heightened risks to their livelihoods, particularly as competition increases between ...
Africa's age of aquarium: farming ornamental fish in the rainforest of West Africa to improve livelihoods of the poor
The ornamental fish trade has great scope for development. At present it is dominated by a small number of middle-men with little focus on sustainability or careful management of fish. This “Lessons Learned” document ...
Implementing resilience management: lessons from fishing communities in the Niger basin
Small inland fisheries are important to the livelihoods of the poor in Africa, contributing both food security and income to millions of households living near freshwater lakes, reservoirs, rivers and floodplains. These ...
Investing in collaboration to manage environmental resource conflict
Conflict over environmental resources endangers rural people's livelihoods and can increase the risk of broader social conflict. Yet action to sustain shared resources can also be a potent source of community building. ...
Vulnerability in inland fishing communities in Africa: lessons learned
A critical first step in understanding vulnerability in inland fishing communities is to move away from classical fishery definitions that consider only the resource and harvest methods and, instead, recognize that fisheries ...
Fish production in refugee camps and settlements: lessons from Zambia
Conflict, persecution and violence affect millions of people worldwide, forcing them to uproot their lives. The attention of the international community is focused on meeting the basic needs of refugee populations, but ...