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Livelihood diversity and dynamism in Timor-Leste; insights for coastal resource governance and livelihood development

Coastal communities within small island developing states are typically highly dependent on fisheries and other natural resource-based livelihoods. However, specialisation as a ‘fisher’ is rare compared to diverse livelihoods that can be adapted as ...

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Non-farmed fish contribute to greater micronutrient intakes than farmed fish: results from an intra-household survey in rural Bangladesh

Fish is the most important animal-source food (ASF) in Bangladesh, produced from capture fisheries (non-farmed) and aquaculture (farmed) sub-sectors. Large differences in micronutrient content of fish species from these sub-sectors exist. The aims of the ...

Type: Publication

Operationalising access to oceanic fisheries resources by small-scale fishers to improve food security in the Pacific Islands

Maintaining the level of fish consumption in Pacific Island countries recommended for good nutrition as the populations of coastal communities grow, and as coral reefs are degraded by global warming and ocean acidification, will depend on small-scale ...

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Predicting vulnerability to management changes in data-limited, small-scale fisheries

It is estimated that more than 200 million people worldwide depend on small-scale fisheries for their livelihood, driving the need for fisheries reform to develop effective, local-level governance systems to protect food security and lessen reliance on ...

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Resilient Small-scale Fisheries Symposium: Proceedings of a workshop held in Penang, Malaysia, 5-7 September 2017

Small-scale capture fisheries (SSF) generate food and income for millions of people, yet these benefits are underreported, undervalued and under threat from a range of social, ecological and political drivers. The Resilient Small-scale Fisheries Symposium ...

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Sierra Leone fish value chain with special emphasis on Tonkolili District

The USAID-funded Sierra Leone Feed the Future (FtF) Agriculture Project implemented by WorldFish has completed its initial pilot phase (July 2015 to September 2016). During this phase, the project identified and tested interventions to develop integrated ...

Type: Publication

Strengthening the resilience of small-scale fisheries: A modeling approach to explore the use of in-shore pelagic resources in Melanesia

Small-scale fisheries play a critical role in both poverty alleviation and food security. A large proportion of the world fish stocks are, however, getting fully or over-exploited. In this article we address these issues in the context of the small-scale ...

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Trends, opportunities and constraints in the contribution of fish to the welfare of rural communities in Cambodia

This report details rural communities’ perspectives on the importance of fish, and how it supports the poor. Variability between zones and social groups is detailed, as well as constraints and opportunities in the sector. Small-scale fisheries Livelihoods ...

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A typology of fisheries management tools: using experience to catalyse greater success

Fisheries provide nutrition and livelihoods for coastal populations, but many fisheries are fully or over-exploited and we lack an approach for analysing which factors affect management tool performance. We conducted a literature review of 390 studies to ...

Type: Publication

WorldFish in Malawi

Since 1987, WorldFish has been working with the Malawi Government, universities and development partners to create a more productive fisheries sector that contributes to diversified and resilient rural livelihoods and promotes food and nutrition security. ...

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