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  • Fishing boat construction: 4 - Building an undecked fibreglass reinforced plastic boat

    Fishing boat construction: 4 - Building an undecked fibreglass reinforced plastic boat

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Papers # 507In many areas of the world, finding the type of timber needed to build a good quality wooden boat is becoming a problem. As a result, Fibreglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) is beginning to be used by many wooden boat builders. The information provided in this manual relates specifically to production of a 4.5 m open fishing boat called the MDV- 1. It is a simple, easily driven, seaworthy

  • Report and papers presented at the second Workshop on Fish Technology, Utilization and Quality Assurance in Africa. Agadir, Morocco, 24-28 November 20

    Report and papers presented at the second Workshop on Fish Technology, Utilization and Quality Assurance in Africa. Agadir, Morocco, 24-28 November 20

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Reports # 904The workshop reviewed progress in post-harvest fish utilization in Africa and made recommendations to FAO, its member countries and institutes interested in fish utilization in Africa. The experts reviewed in particular fresh or live fish handling, fish processing, post-harvests loss assessment, quality and safety, and marketing and socio-economic issues. - L'atelier a passé en revue les progrè

  • Culture-based fisheries in Bangladesh. A socio-economic perspective (En)

    Culture-based fisheries in Bangladesh. A socio-economic perspective (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersFisheries policy in Bangladesh is still trying to get to grips with the major dilemmas of maximizing benefits from natural resources. During the 20th century Bangladesh adopted one-sided production-oriented policies in the agricultural sector to feed its rapidly growing population. This strategy included increasing fish production, then in decline mainly as a result of environmental degradation brou

  • Disaster response and risk management in the fisheries sector (En)

    Disaster response and risk management in the fisheries sector (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersOver the last few decades, natural and human-induced disasters have become more frequent and increasingly destructive. Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods have become more and more vulnerable and have been seriously affected by loss of life and property. This document gives an overview of FAO's work with regard to such disasters in the fisheries and aquaculture s

  • Livestock and aquaculture insurance in developing countries (En)

    Livestock and aquaculture insurance in developing countries (En)

    Series: FAO Agricultural Services BulletinsLivestock and aquaculture insurance have received less attention than crop insurance in risk management strategies being considered in recent years. This publication is intended as a contribution to redressing this imbalance. It briefly introduces the role of insurance as a risk management mechanism in livestock and aquaculture enterprises. It aims at setting the scene, and explores with the re

  • Promotion of sustainable commercial aquaculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Volume 1: Policy framework - part 1 (En)

    Promotion of sustainable commercial aquaculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Volume 1: Policy framework - part 1 (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis document examines policies that encourage sustainable commercial aquaculture in developing countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Commercial aquaculture - the rearing of aquatic organisms with the goal of maximizing profit - can contribute to food security and alleviation of hunger, directly by producing food fish and indirectly by generating income for the purchase of food, government re