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Strengthening small-scale fisheries for food and nutrition security, human well-being and environmental health in Zambia
Zambia is rich in aquatic resources with 15 million ha of water in the form of rivers, lakes and swamps. These water bodies support diverse and widespread capture fisheries, particularly small-scale fisheries (SSF) that ...
Illuminating Hidden Harvests: The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development
This brief provides an update on the status of the Illuminating Hidden Harvests (IHH) study and shares emerging insights on the need for better data collection and analysis, and additional monitoring capacity to improve ...
Timor-Leste Fishery Sector Support Program-Phase I (FSSP-TL). Project brief July 2015 to April 2019
This brief highlights the major project achievements in line with the FISH Research Program strategic goals and indicators. The brief was produced taking as reference the technical report of the project submitted to the ...
Adapted technologies and Practices for Agriculture and Fisheries in Timor-Leste: Nearshore Fish Aggregating Devices
Fisheries in Timor-Leste are very small-scale. Fishing is undertaken on foot (gleaning), and in unpowered canoes and small motorboats, targeting reef and nearshore pelagic fish primarily with gill nets, hand lines, spear ...
Nearshore fish aggregating devices (FADs): A technology to boost fisheries production and combat malnutrition in Timor-Leste
Benefits of artisanal nearshore FADs in Timor-Leste • Food production and nutrition security: FADs provide an opportunity to increase the sustainable production of nutrient-rich food in Timor-Leste to combat chronic ...
Follow the fish
This brief summarises national statistics about how prevalent women are in production and distribution of aquatic foods in Solomon Islands and emphasises the importance of women's increased participation in decision making.