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Stock assessment of the Lake Nasser fishery: Policy brief for better resource use
The decline in fish landings and the reduction in the marketing value of fish from Lake Nasser can be attributed to improper fishing practices and unsuitable fish handling. Such practices have a negative economic impact ...
Fisheries co-management and small-scale fisheries: a policy brief
This policy briefs addresses some of the issues and options available in managing all fisheries, including small-scaleones. The argument is that recent lessons point to potential benefits in some fisheries from management ...
Fisheries co-management policy brief: findings from a worldwide study
Fisheries in developing countries are under intense pressure from increasing human populations, overexploitation of resources and conflicts over access to degraded resources. Who should take the responsibility for managing ...
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 ...
A brief for fisheries policy research in developing countries
This brief is an outcome of an international consultation on the subject, jointly organized by ICLARM, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Institute for Fishery Management and Coastal Community Development ...
Building adaptive capacity to climate change; approaches applied in five diverse fisheries settings
Climate change poses a range of risks to coastal and inland rural communities in the global tropics. People living within these communities depend directly on physical and natural environments for income, food and their ...
Livelihood importance and values of Tonle Sap Lake fisheries
Fisheries have long been central to Cambodian lifestyle and more than one million people, particularly those living in and around the Tonle Sap Lake, depend on fisheries and other aquatic resources for food, income and ...
Infrastructure and tonle sap fisheries : how to balance infrastructure development and fisheries livelihoods? The challenge facing decision-makers in Cambodia
Cambodia's inland fisheries are the most intensive worldwide and the fourth largest overall after China, India, and Bangladesh. This brief helps decision-makers maximize the benefits of infrastructure development, while ...
Factors that drive Cambodia's inland fish catch: what role can community fisheries play?
This policy brief is based on an initiative being made at the IFReDI in Cambodia to model the crucial hydrological, bio-ecological and socioeconomic factors that deserve attention if the fish catch in Cambodia is to be sustained.
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 ...