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Improved fisheries management in the Barotse Floodplain of Zambia - An urgent call for action
An estimated 70,000 people depend on the resources of the Barotse floodplain for their livelihood, food and nutrition security. However, poor management, increasing fishing pressure and use of destructive fishing gears ...
Good governance of rice field fishery management
Rice field fisheries refer to the capture of wild fish and other aquatic animals from flooded rice field agroecosystems and their supporting infrastructure, such as canals, channels, streams and other bodies of water. ...
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 ...
A National Framework for Fisheries Co-management in Ghana
This brief proposes a dual structure for adaptive fisheries co-management. building upon the disappointments of earlier attempts at community based fisheries management, it recognizes the differences inherent in the ...