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

    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. Examples are given of livelihood or coping strategies that have evolved for those people wh

  • World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas. CD-ROM. 5th edition

    World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas. CD-ROM. 5th edition

    Fisheries and aquaculture, and their related industries, play an essential role in the livelihoods of millions around the world - about 520 million people depend on the sector. Vital to the poorest, fisheries and aquaculture contribute significantly to world food security and account for over US$85.9 billion in international trade. Based on the broad board of expertise of the FAO Fisheries Department, the "World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas ...

  • Building an ecosystem approach to aquaculture - FAO/Univesitat de les Balears Expert Workshop 7-11 May 2007 - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Building an ecosystem approach to aquaculture - FAO/Univesitat de les Balears Expert Workshop 7-11 May 2007 - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Aquaculture growth worldwide involves the expansion of cultivated areas, a higher density of aquaculture installations and farmed individuals, and greater use of feed resources produced outside the immediate culture area. These proceedings present the output of a workshop and include contributed papers on: definitions, principles, scales and management measures, human dimensions, economic implications and legal implications that are relevant for ...

  • Capture-based aquaculture. Global overview

    Capture-based aquaculture. Global overview

    Capture-based aquaculture makes use of wild fish and fishery resources in its production systems. Focusing on this subject, this document addresses selected key issues of sustainability in relation to current global aquaculture practices and developments. It includes two review papers on the use of wild resources, one covering social and economic aspects and the other on environmental and biodiversity issues, as well as ten papers on selected ...

  • Strategy and outline plan for improving information on status and trends of aquaculture. Stratégie et plan visant à améliorer l'information...Estrateg

    Strategy and outline plan for improving information on status and trends of aquaculture. Stratégie et plan visant à améliorer l'information...Estrateg

    This booklet is a voluntary instrument that applies to all States and entities. Its overall objective is to provide a framework, strategy and plan for the improvement of knowledge and understanding of status and trends of aquaculture as a basis for policy-making and management. - Ce livret est un instrument volontaire qui s'applique à l'ensemble des Etats et de instances. L'objectif général de définir un cadre, une stratégie et un plan ...

  • Understanding and applying risk analysis in aquaculture

    Understanding and applying risk analysis in aquaculture

    Risk analysis, simply put, is "science-based decision-making". An integrated approach to risk analysis will assist the aquaculture sector in reducing risks to successful operations from both internal and external hazards and can similarly contribute to protect the environment, society and other resource users from adverse and often unpredicted impacts. This leads to improved profitability and sustainability of the sector, while at the same time ...

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

    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 fisheries as part of their client base and lending operations. The document has three parts.

  • 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

  • General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean. Report of the Thirty-First Session. Rome, 9-12 January 2007 (En)

    General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean. Report of the Thirty-First Session. Rome, 9-12 January 2007 (En)

    Series: General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM): ReportsBased on advice from SAC and proposals by Members, the Commission adopted three Resolutions, including two related to the GFCM statistical framework (on fishing effort and operational units data collection sets and on Geographical Sub-Areas [GSAs]), and one on the use of the 40 mm square mesh size in the codend of trawlnets. The Commission also adopted binding rec

  • Improving Penaeus monodon hatchery practices. Manual based on experiences in India (En)

    Improving Penaeus monodon hatchery practices. Manual based on experiences in India (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersShrimp aquaculture is an important and valuable production sector that has been growing rapidly over the past two decades. Success is largely based on the quality of postlarvae, particularly their health condition, thus making hatchery production of quality postlarvae crucial to the sector's sustainability. This document reviews the current status of the Penaeus monodon shrimp hatchery industry in I

  • Report of the twenty-seventh session of the Committee on Fisheries. Rome, 5-9 March 2007 (En)

    Report of the twenty-seventh session of the Committee on Fisheries. Rome, 5-9 March 2007 (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsThe Committee expressed concern about the level of fishing capacity which was higher than prior to the 2004 tsunami in some of the areas affected by the disaster and recognized that it called for the design and implementation of sustainable and effective fisheries management arrangements that included a gradually phasing out fishing overcapacity, monitoring, access and livelihood considerations. The Committe

  • World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas, 4th edition (CD-ROM) (En)

    World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas, 4th edition (CD-ROM) (En)

    Fisheries aquaculture and their related industries provide a livelihood for as many as 250 million people worldwide. Vital to the poorest, fisheries contributes significantly to world food security and account for over US$71 billion in international trade. Based on the broad board of expertise of the FAO Fisheries Department, the "World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas CD-ROM" presents a comprehensive and global view of both capture fisheries and ...

  • State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2006, ( The ) (En)

    State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2006, ( The ) (En)

    Series: State of World Fisheries and AquacultureSeveral decades ago, the efforts of public administrations were concentrated on developing fisheries and aquaculture and ensuring growth in production and consumption. Then, in the 1980s, as many resources became fully or overexploited, the attention of policy-makers began to focus instead on fisheries management, in addition to development of aquaculture. Subsequent recognition of the man

  • Capture-based aquaculture. The fattening of eels, groupers, tunas and yellowtails (En)

    Capture-based aquaculture. The fattening of eels, groupers, tunas and yellowtails (En)

    Capture-based aquaculture" defines and reviews certain practices that are shared between aquaculture and capture fisheries. It specifically considers the on-growing of fattening of four species groups - eels, groupers, tunas and yellowtails - which is based on the use of wild-caught "seed". The report begins with an introduction on the overlap between aquaculture and fisheries and their global trends.Chapters on the four species group f

  • Mapping coastal aquaculture and fisheries structures by satellite imaging radar. Case study of the Lingayen Gulf, the Philippines (En)

    Mapping coastal aquaculture and fisheries structures by satellite imaging radar. Case study of the Lingayen Gulf, the Philippines (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersInventory and monitoring of coastal aquaculture and fisheries structures provide important baseline data for decision-making in planning and development, including regulatory laws, environmental protection and revenue collection. Mapping these structures can be performed with good accuracy and at regular intervals by satellite remote sensing, which allows observation of vast areas, often of difficul

  • State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004, (The) + CD-ROM (En)

    State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004, (The) + CD-ROM (En)

    Series: State of World Fisheries and AquacultureFisheries continue to receive increasing attention not only because they represent an important source of livelihoods and food but also because of their contribution to increasing our understanding of the vast aquatic ecosystem - a strong concern of civil society at large. "The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2004" concludes that developments in world fisheries and aquaculture dur