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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 ...
Fisheries and the millennium development goals : solutions for Africa
Africa, and in particular sub-Saharan Africa, stands out as facing tremendous difficulties in achieving even modest progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Today, over 46% of Africans live in absolute ...
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 ...
Traditional management systems, poverty and change in the arid zone fisheries of northern Nigeria
Type: Journal Article
This paper, basd on fieldwork results, explores traditional mangement systems (TMS) in the arid zone fisheries of north-eastern Nigeria with particular reference to their impact on rural poverty. The first section provides ...