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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 ...
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 ...