Recent Submissions

  • Value chain analysis of fisheries sector in Lake Nasser in Aswan 

    Nasr-Allah, A.M.; Habib Mohammed, O.; Dickson, M.W.; Ahmed Mohamed Nasr-Allah: 0000-0001-6299-8556; Malcolm William Dickson: 0000-0003-2181-2625 (2018)
    Type: Journal Article
    Although, Lake Nasser fisheries is an important source of fish for residents of Aswan in Upper Egypt, there is limited information available about the performance of fisheries value chain. Structured questionnaires with ...
  • Value-chain analysis - An assessment approach to estimate Lake Nasser fisheries performance 

    Nasr-Allah, A.M.; Ahmed Mohamed Nasr-Allah: 0000-0001-6299-8556 (2019)
    Type: Conference Paper
    Although, the fishery in Lake Nasser has existed for more than 40 years, the economic and financial performance of its fisheries-based businesses not well understood. The current study aimed to improve understanding of ...
  • ACIAR_Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF) contribution to food secure world_Final report - 2018 

    Cohen, P.J.; Shearer, D.; Mills, D.J.; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943; David Shearer: 0000-0001-7334-4208; David Jonathan Mills: 0000-0003-0181-843X
    Type: Donor Report
    Fish is by far the most important and fastest growing animal-source food, and is a critical contributor to food and nutrition security. Yet, this critical role of fish is poorly represented in global debates about food ...
  • Fine-scale population structure and ecotypes of anadromous Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) across complex aquatic ecosystems revealed by NextRAD genotyping 

    Asaduzzaman, M.; Wahab, M.A.; Rahman, M.J.; Nahiduzzzaman, M.; Dickson, M.W.; Igarashi, Y.; Asakawa, S.; Wong, L.L. (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    The anadromous Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) live in the Bay of Bengal and migrate to the estuaries and freshwater rivers for spawning and nursing of the juveniles. This has led to two pertinent questions: (i) do all Hilsa ...
  • Nearshore fish aggregating devices show positive outcomes for sustainable fisheries development in Timor-Leste 

    Tilley, A.; Wilkinson, S.P.; Kolding, J.; López-Angarita, J.; Pereira, M.; Mills, D.J.; Alexander Tilley: 0000-0002-6363-0945; David Jonathan Mills: 0000-0003-0181-843X (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Capture fisheries in small island developing states (SIDS) have the capacity to increase access to vital micronutrient-rich food to tackle malnutrition, but when fishers are restricted to nearshore habitats by limited ...
  • ‘Invisible’ fisher women of Bangladesh raise their voice 

    Bevitt, K. (2019)
    Type: Blog
    In Bangladesh, fishing has long been seen as ‘men’s work’. It’s a social perception that ignores the vital contribution of women to fisheries - 30 percent of women in rural and coastal areas are directly or indirectly ...
  • Social equity and benefits as the nexus of a transformative Blue Economy: A sectoral review of implications 

    Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M.; Moreno-Báez, M.; Voyer, M.; Allison, E.H.; Cheung, W.W.L.; Hessing-Lewis, M.; Oyinlola, M.A.; Singh, G.G.; Swartz, W.; Ota, Y. (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    The term ‘Blue Economy’ is increasingly used in various marine sectors and development frameworks. For it to be a truly useful approach, however, we argue that social benefits and equity must be explicitly prioritized ...
  • Spawning seasonality of hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta 

    Bladon, A.; Myint, K.T.; Ei, T.; Khine, M.; Aye, P.T.; Thwe, T.L.; Leemans, K.; Soe, K.M.; Akester, M.; Merayo, E.; Yassin Md, E.; Michael Joseph Akester: 0000-0001-6526-1613 (2019)
    Type: Working Paper
    The hilsa is a critically important species for smallscale fishing communities in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta and Rakhine State. Yet current fishing regulations are inadequate and exploitation rates are well beyond sustainable ...
  • Socioeconomic characteristics of hilsa fishers in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar Opportunities and challenges 

    Khaing, W.W.; Akester, M.; Garcia, E.M.; Bladon, A.; Yassin Md, E.; Michael Joseph Akester: 0000-0001-6526-1613 (2018)
    Type: Report
    The Darwin-Hilsa project is developing an incentive-based system of hilsa fisheries management in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta. This study uses a mixed-methods approach to assess the socioeconomic status of local fishing ...
  • ‘Blue boats’ and ‘reef robbers’: A new maritime security threat for the Asia Pacific? 

    Song, A.M.; Hoang, V.T.; Cohen, P.J.; Aqorau, T.; Morrison, T.H.; Andrew Song: 0000-0002-9187-5309; Philippa Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Vietnamese ‘blue boats’ - small wooden-hulled fishing boats - are now entering the territorial waters of Pacific Island countries and illegally catching high-value species found on remote coastal reefs. Crossing several ...
  • Gender-inclusive facilitation for community-based marine resource management. An addendum to ‘Community-based marine resource management in Solomon Islands: A facilitators guide’ and other guides for community-based resource management 

    Kleiber, D.; Cohen, P.; Teioli, H.; Siota, F.; Delisle, A.; Lawless, S.; Steenbergen, D.; Gomese, C.; Vachette, A.; Neihapi, P.; Sokach, A.; Li, O.; Wraith, L.; Koran, D.; Campbell, B.; Tavue, R.B.; Tioti, R.; Vanguna, T.; Wate, J.T.; Boso, D.; Duarte, A.; Batalofo, M.; Andrew, N.; Sukulu, M.; Saeni-Oeta, J.; Sutcliffe, S.; Eriksson, H.; Newton, J.; McDougall, C.; Philippa Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Both women and men should be included in community-based marine resource management. To create an inclusive management process it is necessary to use deliberate and thoughtful and reflexive strategies that do not rely on ...
  • The black box of power in polycentric environmental governance 

    Morrison, T.H.; Adger, W.N.; Brown, K.; Lemos, M.C.; Huitema, D.; Phelps, J.; Evans, L.; Cohen, P.; Song, A.M.; Turner, R.; Quinn, T.; Hughes, T.P.; Philippa Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Failure to address unsustainable global change is often attributed to failures in conventional environmental governance. Polycentric environmental governance—the popular alternative—involves many centres of authority ...
  • Gender norms and relations: implications for agency in coastal livelihoods 

    Lawless, S.; Cohen, P.; McDougall, C.; Orirana, G.; Siota, F.; Doyle, K.; Philippa Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Improving livelihoods and livelihood opportunities is a popular thrust of development investments. Gender and other forms of social differentiation influence individual agency to access, participate in, and benefit from ...
  • Harnessing global fisheries to tackle micronutrient deficiencies 

    Hicks, C.C.; Cohen, P.J.; Graham, N.A.J.; Nash, K.L.; Allison, E.H.; D'Lima, C.; Mills, D.J.; Roscher, M.; Thilsted, S.H.; Thorne-Lymans, A.L.; MacNeil, M.A.; Philippa Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Micronutrient deficiencies account for an estimated one million premature deaths annually, and for some nations can reduce gross domestic product by up to 11%, highlighting the need for food policies that focus on improving ...
  • Integrating fish into irrigation infrastructure projects in Myanmar: rice-fish what if…? 

    Dubois, M.J.; Akester, M.; Leemans, K.; Teoh, S.J.; Thant, A.M.; San, S.S.; Shein, N.; Leh, M.; Moet, P.M.; Radanielson, A.M.; Mark Dubois: 0000-0002-8092-6465; Michael Akester: 0000-0001-6526-1613 (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    With rapidly increasing investment in water control infrastructure (WCI) and a recently ratified agriculture development strategy that promotes integrated farming of high-value products such as fish, agricultural production, ...
  • Increasing irrigation benefits and sustainability by integrating fisheries 

    FAO; WorldFish; IWMI (2019)
    Type: Other-Flyer
    Irrigation systems and their reservoirs are complex, dynamic socio-ecological systems. With the right management, crop and fish production can both be increased, with the benefits shared equitably among nearby communities. ...
  • ADB_Strengthening community-based natural resource management to safeguard food security in Malaita Province, Solomon Islands_2018_Final 

    Van Der Ploeg, Jan
    Type: Donor Report
    Marine resources are the backbone of the Solomon Islands economy, and form a crucial component of people’s subsistence livelihoods and food security (MDPAC 2016; WorldBank 2017). The sound management of coastal fisheries ...
  • Governing Myanmar’s inland fisheries: looking for the right balance 

    Langeard, R.; Tezzo, X.
    Type: Blog
    This article describes how WorldFish and partners are working collaboratively to document early experimentations with community-based fisheries management in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta.
  • Evaluating the fit of co-management for small-scale fisheries governance in Timor-Leste 

    Tilley, A.; Hunnam, K.J.; Mills, D.J.; Steenbergen, D.J.; Govan, H.; Alonso-Poblacion, E.; Roscher, M.; Pereira, M.; Rodrigues, P.; Amador, T.; Duarte, A.; Gomes, M.; Cohen, P.J.; Alexander Tilley: 0000-0002-6363-0945; Matthew Roscher: 0000-0002-3408-8763; Philippa Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2019)
    Type: Journal Article
    Fisheries co-management is an increasingly globalized concept, and a cornerstone of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication, adopted ...
  • Laying the foundation for fisheries research in Myanmar 

    Tezzo, Xavier
    Type: Blog
    This article describes the support rolled out by WorldFish and partners in Myanmar to support local research capacity around fisheries and aquaculture.

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