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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 ...

Type: Publication

Status of the Mekong Delta: agricultural development, environmental pollution and farmer differentiation

More than half of the 4 million hectares of the Mekong Delta are covered by acid sulfate soils (ASS). Most ASS areas have been reclaimed for agricultural production during recent decades by means of new canals, new settlements, floodplain drainage, and ...

Type: Publication

Institutional and policy issues of wetlands management in Ben Tre Province, Vietnam

Ben Tre, a coastal province in the Mekong Delta, has diverse wetlands and rich aquatic resources. Following its re-unification in 1975, the People's Committee of Ben Tre Province assigned provincial agencies to implement wetland management measures. ...

Type: Publication

Land use and cover changes in the Likangala catchment of the Lake Chilwa basin, Malawi: implications for managing a tropical wetland

This study analyses land use and cover changes in the Likangala River catchment of Lake Chilwa, Malawi, an endorheic tropical African lake. It also examines how land use-related physico-chemical and hydrological parameters in two affluent rivers of the ...

Type: Publication

Fish resource and hydrobiological modelling approaches in the Mekong Basin

This document summarises the outputs of a modelling approach of the relationships between hydrology and fisheries production in the Mekong River Basin. Environment (floodplains, wetlands and their vegetation) has also been taken into account as a ...

Type: Publication

Beel fisheries of Assam - community-based co-management imperative

The freshwater wetlands (beels) of Assam, India, cover an area of 101 232 ha. For the rural poor, the neighboring wetlands are the only source of fish. They depend on them for their daily consumption of fish as well as a source of livelihood. Ecoenergy ...

Type: Publication

Integrating fisheries management and wetland conservation, Stung Treng Ramsar site, Cambodia

The Ramsar site in Stung Treng province, Cambodia is home to more than 10,000 people from 21 villages as well as significant numbers of seasonal fishers who came to the area following the annual fish migrations. Despite richness of the biodiversity in the ...

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