Electrofishing Books

  • Increasing the contribution of small-scale fisheries to poverty alleviation and food security (English)

    Series: FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible FisheriesMost small-scale fishers are in developing countries and many live in poor and food insecure communities. The guidelines explore ways through which the contribution of small-scale fisheries to poverty alleviation and food security could be enhanced. A vision for the future of small-scale ...

  • Martens and Fishers (Martes) in Human-Altered Environments

    Martens and Fishers (Martes) in Human-Altered Environments: An International Perspective examines the conditions where humans and martens are compatible and incompatible, and promotes land use practices that allow Martes to be representatively distributed and viable.All Martes have been documented to use forested habitats and 6 species (excluding ...

  • Legislating for property rights in fisheries (En)

    Series: FAO Legislative StudiesIn recent decades, the traditional public right to fish in tidal waters has been supplanted by limitations on access to the stocks, particularly for commercial fishers. This is achieved by statutory schemes establishing rights of varying natures. Where these rights are fully established, they highlight the legal ...

  • Demographic change in coastal fishing communities and its implications for the coastal environment (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersIncrease in the number of fishers as a result of population growth and migration to coastal fishing communities can be a contributing factor in the overexploitation of fisheries resources and deterioration of the coastal environment. The findings of the UNFPA-FAO project, 'Strengthening of research and ...

  • Credit and microfinance needs in inland capture fisheries development and conservation in Asia (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis publication provides orientation, basic considerations and general principles for those institutions and organizations that provide credit and microfinance services to the fisheries sector, particularly the small-scale fisheries sector, and for those who want to include inland fishers and inland capture ...

  • Inland fisheries livelihoods in Central Asia. Policy interventions and opportunities

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical PapersInland fisheries livelihoods in Central Asia have been highly affected by the deterioration in the economic environment after the collapse of the former Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics in 1991. This publication discusses current policies and potential livelihood-enhancing policy interventions. ...

  • The Fisheries Co-management Experience

    For two decades the idea of governments and fishers working together to manage fisheries has been advocated, questioned, disparaged and, most importantly, attempted in fisheries from North and South America through Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. This book is the first time these experiences have been pulled together in a single volume, ...

  • Catch of the Day: Choosing Seafood for Healthier Oceans

    At a time when international treaties, restrictive quotas, and global regulation of fleets have proven ineffective in protecting beleaguered fish populations, a surprising ally is emerging to tackle the growing fisheries crisis. Buyers of seafood—including individual consumers, school cafeterias, supermarket chains, and large food ...

  • Fishers' Knowledge in Fisheries Science and Management

    Fishers rely on an in-depth knowledge of the natural milieu for their livelihood. This title focuses on how and where fishers' knowledge - indigenous and artisanal, as well as large and small-scale commercial - is being put to work in collaboration with scientists, government managers and non-governmental organizations.Case studies from around the ...

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