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Undervalued and overlooked: sustaining rural livelihoods through better governance of wetlands

Increasing awareness about wetlands is essential to improving their management, but it is not enough. Also needed are fundamental shifts in the ways that wetland resources are valued, and in the ways that decisions are made about who has access to those ...

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Tonle Sap pulsing system and fisheries productivity

Cambodian inland fisheries have a remarkably high importance as a source of food and animal protein for the country's population. Cambodian inland fisheries amounted to 360 000 tons in 2002 according to the Department of Fisheries, contributing up to ...

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Wetlands management in Vietnam's Mekong Delta: an overview of the pressures and responses

This paper introduces the characteristics of the Delta and outlines the pressures that are impinging on the sustainability of the Delta's wetlands. Although these pressures are non-linear and interacting, three are considered prominent. These ...

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Socio-economic situation, management, rational utilization and development potentials of Tram Chim, a wetlands ecosystem conservation national park

The Tram Chim Protected Area was recently recognized by the goverment as a national park for the conservation of typical wetland ecosystems in the Dong Thap Muoi area of the Mekong Delta. However, the protection of this national park has been a ...

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Proceedings of the workshop on locally-based management of natural resources (especially living aquatic resources) .

This book contains the summaries of various sessions presented at the "Workshop on Locally-Based Management of Natural Resources" held at Neak Pean Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia during 10-11 April 2001. The workshop discussed the important issues ...

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Proposals for a national strategy on sustainable management of wetlands in Vietnam

National strategies need to be established in order to develop measures for the sustainable exploitation of natural resources, particularly wetlands. The strategies for the protection of wetlands are based on preventing the reduction of wetland areas and ...

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Special use forest management in Vietnam with emphasis on wetlands

Forests have always suffered from socio-economic pressures, particularly demographic pressure in the rural upland area where 26 million inhabitants belonging to 54 different ethnic groups live. The need to create jobs for a growing labour force and to ...

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Managing and classifying wetlands in the Mekong River Delta

Ways of revising the wetlands classification system for the lower Mekong River Basin is discussed. A revision is needed in order to link the "Inventory and Management of Wetlands in the Mekong Delta" project with national wetlands management. ...

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Millenium Ecosystem Assessment. 2005. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Wetlands and Water Synthesis Report.

This report covers the range of wetlands as defined by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. These include inland wetlands (such as swamps, marshes, lakes, rivers, peatlands, and underground water habitats); coastal and near-shore marine wetlands (such as ...

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Wetlands protection and management in Vietnam

The Legal Division of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Vietnam with the assistance of IUCN conducted a recent review of current legislation on wetlands in the country. Its aim was to provide the goverment with a basis for developing ...

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