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    • Wall-to-wall fieldwork: some guidelines for secondary data collection in developing countries 

      Scott, G.J. (1991)
      Type: Journal Article
      A discussion is presented on the usefulness of secondary data in research in the field of agriculture, considering implications for the fisheries and aquaculture sectors. Four categories of secondary data are examined -- ...
    • Waste management in the coastal areas of the ASEAN region: roles of governments, banking institutions, donor agencies, private sector and communities 

      Chua, T.E.; Garces, L.R. (eds.) (1992)
      Type: Conference Proceedings
      This conference aimed to assess the severity of environmental threats of waste disposal to the ASEAN region's coastal zone; demonstrate technologies in waste management; explore ways in which international banking institutions ...
    • Water and sediment quality and plankton diversity of Posna beel, Tangail. 

      Alam, A.; M.G.Mustafa, M.G.; Azad, M.A.K. (2007)
      Type: Journal Article
      Physiochemical studies on water and sediment quality and plankton diversity of Posna beel, Kalihati, Tangail were conducted during 2003-2005. Surface water temperature was minimum (16°C) during winter and maximum (33 °C) ...
    • Water quality research or water quality checking: proposed guidelines 

      Costa-Pierce, B.A. (1990)
      Type: Journal Article
      A simple plan is outlined to assist in the design of water quality research and monitoring programmes at aquacultureresearch stations. Before monitoring any programme, a decision on the goals of the aquaculture research to ...
    • Water resources, forests and ecosystem goods and services 

      Brummett, R.; Tanania, C.; Pandi, A.; Ladel, J.; Munzimi, Y.; Russell, A.; Stiassny, M.; Thieme, M.; White, S.; Davies, D. (2009)
      Type: Book Chapter
      The chapter begins with an overview of the water system in the Congo Basin, presents a synopsis of select hydrological goods and services, describes the relationship between forests and water resources in large river systems ...
    • Watershed governance: livelihoods and resource competition in the mountains of mainland Southeast Asia 

      Ratner, B.D. (2000)
      Type: Other
      This paper examines the challenges of managing the upper watersheds of mainland Southeast Asia, taking local livelihoods and resource competition as its point of departure. The analysis presents the factors of change that ...
    • Waves of change: lessons learned in rehabilitating coastal livelihoods and communities after disasters 

      The WorldFish Center (2008)
      Type: Brief
      Rehabilitating coastal livelihoods and communities after disasters is a key challenge. This brief summarizes some of the lessons learned from past experience.
    • Wetland agroecosystems 

      Finlayson, M.; Bunting, S.W.; Beveridge, M.; Tharme, R.; van Brakel, M.; Atapattu, S.; Coates, D.; Nguyen-Khoa, S. (2012)
      Type: Book Chapter
      Commencing with a summary of the current status, importance and productivity of natural wetlands the contribution of wetland ecological functions to sustaining vital ecosystem services is then reviewed. Provisioning services, ...
    • Wetlands 

      Finlayson, M.; Bunting, S.W.; Beveridge, M.; Tharme, R.E.; Nguyen-Khoa, S. (2013)
      Type: Book Chapter
      After commencing with a summary of the current status, importance and productivity of natural wetlands, the chapter reviews the contribution of wetland ecological functions to sustaining vital ecosystem services. Wetlands ...
    • Wetlands governance in the Mekong Region: country reports on the legal-institutional framework and economic valuation of aquatic resources 

      Oh, J.V.; Ratner, B.D.; Bush, S.R.; Kolandai, K.; Too, T.Y. (eds.) (2005)
      Type: Report
      Wetlands are central to the livelihoods of rural communities through out the Mekong Region, providing vital functions and services that support the rural economy, ensure food security for the most vulnerable membrs of ...
    • Wetlands management in Cambodia: socioeconomic, ecological, and policy perspectives 

      Torell, M.; Salamanca, A.M.; Ratner, B.D. (eds.) (2004)
      Type: Report
      The papers in this volume were initially prepared for a workshop organized in April 2001 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, under the auspices of the project, " Legal and institutional framework and economic valuation of resources ...
    • Wetlands management in Vietnam: issues and perspectives 

      Torell, M.; Salamanca, A.M.; Ratner, B.D. (eds.) (2003)
      Type: Report
      The papers included in this volume are drawn from workshops organized by the WorldFish Center in March 1999 and November 2000, which laid the groundwork for the ongoing project, "Legal-Institutional Framework and Economic ...
    • Wetlands of the Yellow River Delta: a heritage to conserve and treasure 

      The WorldFish Center (2010)
      Type: Brief
      The wetlands of the Yellow River delta face a situation common in many developing countries where the quest for rapid economic growth brings development to the doorstep of natural ecosystems and threatens their health and ...
    • Wetlands of the Yellow River Delta: a heritage to conserve and treasure [chinese version] 

      The WorldFish Center (2010)
      Type: Brief
      The wetlands of the Yellow River delta face a situation common in many developing countries where the quest for rapid economic growth brings development to the doorstep of natural ecosystems and threatens their health and ...
    • What's happening to coral reefs? Part II 

      Wells, S.M. (1985)
      Type: Journal Article
      Activities undertaken in the field of reef conservation are discussed in detail. Harvesting reef resources, national parks and protected areas, research and monitoring, and general management of coastal waters are covered. ...
    • Who's working on Epinephelus culture 

      Vega, M.J.M. (1989)
      Type: Journal Article
      The findings are presented of a literature survey conducted regarding research on Epinephelus culture. Information was obtained from ASFA for the period 1971-88, the ICLARM library and professional staff collections. Details ...
    • Who's working on freshwater cage culture 

      Maclean, J.L. (1986)
      Type: Journal Article
      The results are presented of a computer literature search on freshwater cage culture, using the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts data base during the period 1978-85. Some 39 references were found; details are given ...
    • Who's working on freshwater cage culture? (An update) 

      Vega, M.J.M. (1991)
      Type: Journal Article
      While traditional fishing gear is usually ideal for a region, improvements are always possible. Superior performance synthetic materials have almost universally replaced traditional fishing nets and lines. The development ...
    • Who's working on Mugil culture 

      Vega, M.J.M. (1991)
      Type: Journal Article
      The findings are presented of a survey conducted regarding research on Mugil culture; emphasis was given to publications from the tropics and subtropics, particularly from developing regions. The literature search used ...
    • Willingness to pay for conserving Layawan watershed for domestic water supply in Oroquieta City, Philippines 

      Manlosa, A.O.; Briones, N.D.; Alcantara, A.J.; Florece, L.M. (2013)
      Type: Journal Article
      The sustainability of domestic water supply from the Layawan Watershed in Oroquieta City critically depends on past and present conservation activities and the availability of funds from stakeholders such as households, ...