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Food safety standards and regulations: implications for Asian fish exporters
Over the years, the Codex system has developed various general and commodity-specific standards, guidelines, codes of practices and other recommendations to improve food safety. This brief outlines several key policy ...
Waves of change: lessons learned in rehabilitating coastal livelihoods and communities after disasters
Rehabilitating coastal livelihoods and communities after disasters is a key challenge. This brief summarizes some of the lessons learned from past experience.
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 ...
Fisheries policies, support services and the institutional environment for trade
This lessons-learned brief is based on the results of a three-year project (2001 – 2004) carried out in Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. Funded through the ...
Lessons learned and good practices in the management of coral reef marine protected areas
This brief presents a review of lessons learned and good practices in the management of coral reef marine protected areas based on the analysis of 20 projects funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) related to coral ...
Supply and demand issues affecting fisheries and aquaculture in the Philippines
This brief, which is based on a three-year project report of sustaining fisheries and aquaculture production of nine Asian countries, outlines issues relating to the supply and demand of the Philippines fishery industry ...
Recommendation domains for pond aquaculture
The contents of this brief are drawn from the results of the project "Determination of high-potential aquaculture development areas and impact in Africa and Asia. Recommendation domains for pond aquaculture is a suite of ...
Lessons learned and best practices in the management of coral reefs
This brief presents a review of lessons learned and best practices in the management of coral reefs based on the analysis of 30 projects funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) related to coral reefs and associated ...
Tropical river fisheries valuation: establishing economic value to guide policy
Annual fish production from rivers and other inland fisheries is estimated at 5.5 million tons and a gross market value of $6 billion. Capturing the true economic value of fisheries to developing countries is the focus ...
Cyclone affected aquaculture rehabilitation project
On 15th November 2007, Cyclone Sidr ravaged the southern coastal districts of Bangladesh causing loss of life and rendering thousands of people homeless and destitute. Large number of fish ponds and enclosures were affected, ...