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    • Village fisheries management and community-owned marine protected areas in Samoa 

      King, M.; Faasili, U. (1998)
      Type: Journal Article
      As in many tropical countries, subsistence fishers in Samoa live in discrete communities which have a high level of marine knowledge and some degree of control of adjacent waters. These factors provide an ideal basis for ...
    • The Vital Roles of Blue Foods in the Global Food System 

      Leape, J.; Micheli, F.; Tigchelaar, M.; Allison, E.; Basurto, X.; Bennett, A.; Bush, S.R.; Cao, L.; Crona, B.; DeClerck, F.; Fanzo, J.; Gelcich, S.; Gephart, J.; Golden, C.D.; Hicks, C.; Kishore, A.; Koehn, Z.; Little, D.; Naylor, R.L.; Selig, E.R.; Short, R.; Sumaila, U.; Thilsted, S.H.; Troell, M.; Wabnitz, C.C.; Fabrice DeClerck: 0000-0002-3631-8745; Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651 (2021)
      Type: Brief
      Blue foods – fish, invertebrates, algae and aquatic plants captured or cultured in freshwater and marine ecosystems – play a central role in food and nutrition security for billions of people and are a cornerstone of the ...
    • The vital roles of blue foods in the global food system 

      Tigchelaar, M.; Leape, J.; Micheli, F.; Allison, E.; Basurto, X.; Bennett, A.; Bush, S.R.; Cao, L.; Cheung, W.W.; Crona, B.; DeClerck, F.; Fanzo, J.; Gelcich, S.; Gephart, J.; Golden, C.D.; Halpern, B.S.; Hicks, C.; Jonell, M.; Kishore, A.; Koehn, Z.; Little, D.; Naylor, R.L.; Phillips, M.J.; Selig, E.R.; Short, R.; Sumaila, U.; Thilsted, S.H.; Troell, M.; Wabnitz, C.C.; Fabrice DeClerck: 0000-0002-3631-8745; Michael John Phillips: 0000-0002-0282-0286; Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651 (2022)
      Type: Journal Article
      Blue foods play a central role in food and nutrition security for billions of people and are a cornerstone of the livelihoods, economies, and cultures of many coastal and riparian communities. Blue foods are extraordinarily ...
    • Vital statistics of marine fishes of Vanuatu 

      Pakoa, K. (1998)
      Type: Journal Article
      Vital statistics are presented for 38 marine species of Vanuatu based on previous studies conducted in the area, with parameters describing growth (6 species, 13 sets of parameters), mortality (estimates of M for 6 species), ...
    • Volunteer sports divers: a valuable resource in the management of Bahrain's fisheries 

      Uwate, K.R.; Al-Meshkhas, J. (1999)
      Type: Journal Article
      The Directorate of Fisheries (DOF) of Bahrain has a novel scheme in which the DOF workers cooperate with local sports divers in the management and conservation of their marine resources. This cooperation is mutually ...
    • VPA estimates of fishing mortality and exploited biomass from Sardinella aurita catch-at-length data in eastern Venezuela 

      Mendoza, J.J.; Fréon, P.; Guzmán, R. (1994)
      Type: Journal Article
      In this study, length-frequency data on Spanish sardine (Sardinella aurita) from northeastern Venezuela were analyzed for the period 1967-1989. Average growth parameters for the von Bertalanffy equation were established ...
    • Vulnerability in African small-scale fishing communities 

      Mills, D.; Béné, C.; Ovie, S.; Tafida, A.; Sinaba, F.; Kodio, A.; Russell, A.; Andrew, N.; Morand, P.; Lemoalle, J. (2011)
      Type: Journal Article
      Fishing communities are often recognised as being amongst the poorest in developing countries, and interventions targeted at improving resource status seen as central in the fight against poverty. A series of field assessments ...
    • Warning signs unheeded in South Pacific invertebrate trade 

      Kelso, B.J. (1996)
      Type: Journal Article
      Nearshore marine resources play a significant role in the lives of South Pacific islanders and can be critical to the economies of nations in the region. However, few countries have adequate management controls in place ...
    • Water for fish: Sustainable inland fisheries 

      Bevitt, K. (2018)
      Type: Blog
      Water for fish: Sustainable inland fisheries
    • Water requirements of floodplain rivers and fisheries : existing decision support tools and pathways for development 

      Arthington, A.H.; Baran, E.; Brown, C.A.; Dugan, P.; Halls, A.S.; King, J.M.; Minte-Vera, C.V.; Tharme, R.E.; Welcome, R.L. (2007)
      Type: Report
      This report comprehensively reviews current environmental flow methodologies and fisheries production models to show that the combination of the DRIFT (Downstream Response to Imposed Flow Transformation) methodology and ...
    • Water, poverty and inland fisheries: lessons from Africa and Asia 

      Béné, C.; Friend, R.M. (2009)
      Type: Journal Article
      Relying on experience from West Africa and the Mekong Basin, the authors contend that small-scale inland fisheries are a critical element in the livelihoods of many farming households who live near water bodies in developing ...
    • Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) survey 

      Phyo, E.E.; Ali, S.A.; Rizaldo, Q.; Akester, M.J.; Ei Ei Phyo: 0000-0002-3745-7659; Syed Aman Ali: 0000-0003-3876-130X; Quennie Rizaldo: 0000-0002-7958-2618; Michael Joseph Akester: 0000-0001-6526-1613 (2021)
      Type: Internal Report
      This document captures the findings of one of the annual performance surveys carried out with the project's Year-1 (Oct 2019 – Sep 2020) SSA farmers provisioned with the WASH materials. The report contains information about ...
    • We didn’t have money or enough food’: how COVID-19 affected Papua New Guinean fishing families 

      Lau, J.; Sutcliffe, S.; Jacqueline Lau: 0000-0002-0403-8423
      Type: Blog
      In March 2020, Papua New Guinea went into a state of emergency to contain the spread of COVID-19. For Ahus Island — a small atoll community of around 600 people off the north coast of Manus Island — the state of emergency ...
    • Wealth, rights, and resilience: An agenda for governance reform in small-scale fisheries 

      Ratner, B.D.; Allison, E.H. (2012)
      Type: Journal Article
      The diversity of social, ecological and economic characteristics of smallscale fisheries in developing countries means that context-specific assessments are required to understand and address shortcomings in their governance. ...
    • Wealthy countries dominate industrial fishing 

      McCauley, D.J.; Jablonicky, C.; Allison, E.H.; Golden, C.D.; Joyce, F.H. (2018)
      Type: Journal Article
      The patterns by which different nations share global fisheries influence outcomes for food security, trajectories of economic development, and competition between industrial and small-scale fishing. We report patterns of ...
    • Webinar: Small scale fisheries in inland open water: status and opportunity 

      Asaduzzaman, M.; Abdul, W.M. (2020)
      Type: Video
      Web-based Pan-Asia webinar on “Small Scale Fisheries in Inland open water: Status and opportunity” with virtual participation of experts, academicians and institutions from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Malaysia ...
    • Weight-fecundity relationships of Nigerian fish populations 

      King, R.P. (1998)
      Type: Journal Article
      Parameters a and b of the power body weight (W) - fecundity (F=a W super(b)) are presented for 25 populations comprising 15 species of Nigerian fishes. Estimates of b varied between 0.511 (Parauchenoglanis akin) and 1.654 ...
    • What can be done to restore Pacific turtle populations?: The Bellagio blueprint for action on Pacific sea turtles 

      Steering Committee, Bellagio Conference on Sea Turtles (2004)
      Type: Report
      The Bellagio Blueprint for Action on Pacific Sea Turtles is an outcome of the Bellagio Conference on the Conversation and Sustainable Management of Sea Turtles organized jointly by the WorldFish Center and U.S. NOAA ...
    • What influences the form that community-based fisheries management takes in Vanuatu 

      Tavue, R.B.; Neihapi, P.; Cohen, P.J.; Raubani, J.; Bertram, I.; Philippa Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2016)
      Type: Journal Article
      Vanuatu has a long history of efforts to manage coastal fisheries, from customary practices to various forms of contemporary community-based fisheries management (CBFM) promoted by non-governmental organisations and ...
    • What WorldFish does in Malaita Province 

      Ride, A. (2020)
      Type: Brochure
      Malaita is known as the most populous province of the Solomon Islands, with high outputs of agricultural produce from its land and significant populations of ‘sea people’ highly reliant on coastal ecosystems for food and ...