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Artisanal fishing and environmental conservation in Southeast Asian Seas.

Fishing is one of the few activities left in which people harvest what they have not sown — an anachronistic leftover from the times of hunters-gatherers. The transition from hunting and gathering to farming on land took place several thousand years ago ...

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Assessing and managing the marine fish resources of Sierra Leone, West Africa

A joint Sierra Leone/1CLARM project funded by the Commission of the European Communities is presented, whose task is to assemble the available survey and fisheries data on the marine fish resources of Sierra Leone, analyze them, and based thereon, propose ...

Type: Publication

The capture and culture of postlarval coral reef fish: potential for new artisanal fisheries

This article summarises the reasons why the removal of postlarval coral reef fish should be sustainable and identify those conditions that may require restrictions to fishing for postlarvae. The authors also outline why the capture of wild postlarvae ...

Type: Publication

Customary marine tenure in Solomon Islands: a shifting paradigm for management of sea cucumbers in artisanal fisheries

With limited success of western models to manage fisheries resources, Customary Marine Tenure (CMT) could be a more effective vehicle for forming and imposing sustainable management of sea cucumber resources in Solomon Islands. Analysis of national export ...

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Fish as the "bank in the water" - evidence from chronic-poor communities in Congo

Small-scale fisheries in developing countries are often perceived as being a low-productivity and backward informal sector. As a result they are rarely considered in poverty reduction programmes and rural development planning. In this paper, we ...

Type: Publication

Fish for life: rehabilitating lives after natural disasters

Coastal areas, whose inhabitants are often dependant on fish for food and income, are increasingly those most affected by natural disasters. This video takes a look at how one remote fishing community in Aceh Indonesia, which was totally destroyed ...

Type: Publication

Fish in the tea

When the rains fail in Malawi, life gets really tough. But in the Thylo district, Friday Limited Nikoloma has discovered integrated agriculture and aquaculture. This allows him to produce more, and to keep his crops green even if the rains fail. Back in ...

Type: Publication

A fisheries co-management case study from The Gambia.

User involvement in fisheries management has been around for some time, but few analytical papers have been published on the subject in Africa. Most of these initiatives fall under the rubric of co-management. But what is the concept of co-management in ...

Type: Publication

Fisheries of the Farasan Islands (Red Sea)

The fisheries of the Farasan Islands (Saudi Arabia, Red Sea) are described. The fishery resources are exploited by artisanal, investor and industrial sectors. The artisanal fishery consists mostly of line fishing around coral reefs and about half the ...

Type: Publication

Fishermen's knowledge as background information in tropical fish ecology: a quantitative comparison with fish sampling results

An investigation of fishermen’s knowledge of fish occurrence patterns on various spatio-temporal scales has been realized in the Fatala Estuary (Guinea, West Africa), accompanied by a one-year survey with standardized gill-net sets. Seventy one fishermen ...

Type: Publication

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