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Rehabilitating livelihoods in tsunami-affected coastal communities in Asia
It is the second in a series of policy briefs being developed by CONSRN (Consortium to Restore Shattered Livelihoods in Tsunami-Devastated Nations) to assist in the rehabilitation efforts following the 26 December 2004 ...
Promoting greater coherence between small-scale fisheries and social protection policies, mechanisms and programs in Cambodia: Research Summary
The aim of this policy brief is to make policy-relevant suggestions related to the following questions: 1. How can vulnerable fisher-farmers’ access to social protection be enhanced? 2. What potential exists for social ...
Socioeconomics and livelihood values of Tonle Sap Lake fisheries
The importance of fisheries of the Tonle Sap Lake is indisputable, given the high contribution of about 60 percent to the total inland fisheries production. What may not be well recognized is the importance of Tonle Sap ...
Fish for Livelihoods - Project brief (October 2019 – September 2020)
Summary of 2020 accomplishments
Mangrove management in Solomon Islands: Case studies from Malaita Province
Mangroves are an important resource for the rural coastal people of Solomon Islands. Mangrove forests are critical for food security and the livelihoods of coastal communities in Solomon Islands. In particular, mangroves ...
Creating rural livelihoods in Solomon Islands through an environmentally friendly trade of marine ornamentals for the aquarium trade: lessons learned
The marine ornamental trade became active in Solomon Islands in the mid-1980s, primarily through the wild harvest of corals and fish. The initiation of more sustainable techniques (cultured giant clams and farmed corals) ...
Good governance of rice field fishery management
Rice field fisheries refer to the capture of wild fish and other aquatic animals from flooded rice field agroecosystems and their supporting infrastructure, such as canals, channels, streams and other bodies of water. ...
Towards sustainable development of small-scale fisheries in the Philippines: Experience and lessons learned from eight regional sites
The focus of this paper is on the governance of small-scale or municipal fisheries in the Philippines in light of the critical role they play in the livelihoods of coastal communities and in the nation as a whole. The ...
Transforming gender relations: Key to positive development outcomes in aquatic agricultural systems
The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) is committed to improving the food security and wellbeing of poor people who depend on freshwater and coastal ecosystems for their livelihoods. AAS is ...
Collaborative dialogue to support local institutions in natural resource co-management
Co-management of natural resources entails sharing authority and responsibility among government agencies, industry associations and community-based institutions. Policymakers and development agencies have embraced the ...