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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 ...
Adaptation of floodplain fishing communities to hydro-climatic changes in the Niger basin: lessons learned
The river floodplain ecosystems of the Sahelian region have recently undergone two major hydrological changes: (i) increased interannual variation in rainfall and (ii) a steep reduction of flood peaks and floodplain ...
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 ...
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 ...