FAO Fisheries Report No. 721

FAO Fisheries Report No. 721

SAFR/R721 (En)


Report of the
TECHNICAL CONSULTATION BETWEEN MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE AND TANZANIA ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF THE FISHERIES OF LAKE MALAWI/NIASSA/NYASA

Mangochi, Republic of Malawi, 17-19 June 2003
   
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2005
   
 

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ISSN 0429-9337

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FAO Subregional Office for Southern and East Africa.
Report of the Technical Consultation between Malawi. Mozambique and Tanzania on the Development and Management of the Fisheries of Lake Malawi/Niassa/Nyasa. Mangochi, Republic of Malawi, 17-19 June 2003.
FAO Fisheries Report. No. 721. Rome, FAO. 2005. 19p.

ABSTRACT

This document is the final report of the Technical Consultation between Malawi. Mozambique and Tanzania on the Development and Management of the Fisheries of Lake Malawi/Niassa/Nyasa. The major topics discussed were: current status of the fisheries in the Lake Malawi/Niassa/Nyasa national sectors; legislations, restrictions, monitoring, control and surveillance; and fisheries management and environmental degradation issues. The summary of the main recommendations and decisions is shown in Appendix D.

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CONTENTS

PREPARATION OF THIS REPORT

OPENING OF THE CONSULTATION

ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONSULTATION

ELECTION OF CHAIRPERSON AND VICE-CHAIRPERSON

ELECTION OF RAPPORTEURS

THE STATUS OF FISHERIES OF LAKE MALAWI/NIASSA/NYASA BY INDIVIDUAL NATIONAL SECTOR

AN OVERVIEW OF THE STATUS OF FISHERIES, FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT ISSUES AROUND LAKE MALAWI/NIASSA/NYASA

RECOMMENDATIONS MADE AT THE TECHNICAL CONSULTATION

ANY OTHER MATTERS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

DATE AND PLACE OF THE NEXT AD HOC CONSULTATION

ADOPTION OF THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS

APPENDIXES

Appendix A. Agenda
Appendix B. List of participants
Appendix C. List of documents
Appendix D. Summary of major recommendations
Appendix E. The status and distribution of some exploited fish stocks on the Lake
Appendix F. Regional issues, strategies and interventions to be addressed by the riparian countries

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