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Improving fisheries in Cameroon
The Republic of Cameroon is a tropical West African country, slightly larger than California (475,000 km2), lying 60 north of the equator and 12° east of Greenwich. Recent estimates place the population slightly above 16 ...
CBFM-2 International conference on community based approaches to fisheries management
Type: Conference Paper
The CBFM international conference held on 6th and 7th March 2007 in Dhaka, Bangladesh brought together policy makers, scientists and development practioners from all over the world to share experiences in co-mangement of ...
Pacific: improving livelihoods for coastal communities in the Pacific
The island nations of the Pacific depend heavily on coral reef and coastal fisheries resources – globally, the highest per capita fish consumption is in the Pacific islands. Coral reefs support a rich variety of animals ...
Fish supply and food security for Africa
Type: Other (Factsheet)
Fish is an important food for over 400 million Africans, contributing essential proteins, minerals and micronutrients to their diets. Paradoxically, despite the high dependence on fish as a source of animal protein, fish ...
Community based fisheries management CBFM-SSEA fisheries and livelihoods impact
Research showed that community based fisheries management has significantly increased annual fish production, lifted household income levels, improved access to credit from a wide range of sources, and enabled livelihood ...
Africa's age of aquarium : the dawning of ornamental fish culture - a high value livelihood option for vulnerable communities
A forward-looking community service organization (CSO) in Cameroon dedicated to sustainable development and environmental protection, Organisation pour l’Environnement et le Developpement Durable (OPED), has enlisted the ...