Participation in Artisanal Fisheries Management for Improved Livelihoods in West Africa - A Synthesis of Interviews and Cases from Mauritania, Senegal, Guinea and Ghana


by
Noeky M. Lenselink
Rural Development Sociologist (Associate Expert)
Fishing Technology Service, Fishery Industries Division
FAO Fisheries Department

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome, 2002

ISSN 0429-9345

FAO FISHERIES TECHNICAL PAPER
432

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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 The study
1.2 Methodology
1.3 Theoretical approach
1.4 Structure of this document

2. ARTISANAL FISHERIES AND ARTISANAL FISHERS

2.1 Fisheries and livelihood contexts in the case study countries
2.2 Who are the artisanal fishers?
2.3 How are artisanal fishers organized and represented?

3. FISHERIES ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

3.1 How is the fisheries administration organized?
3.2 What are the existing mechanisms for collaboration?
3.3 Which rules regulate artisanal fishing?

4. THE CASE STUDIES ON ARTISANAL FISHERIES MANAGEMENT MECHANISMS

4.1 Introduction to the case studies
4.2 Description of the case studies

5. ANALYSIS OF THE CASE STUDIES

5.1 Strengths and constraints
5.2 The respective roles of artisanal fishers and government
5.3 Interaction between fisheries management and fisheries livelihoods

6. TOWARDS LIVELIHOODS-CENTRED FISHERIES MANAGEMENT

6.1 Revisiting the assumptions
6.2 Facilitating and complicating factors
6.3 Recommendations for livelihoods-centred fisheries management

7. LIST OF REFERENCES

7.1 The country case study reports
7.2 Other quoted and related literature

8. APPENDIXES

8.1 Expected Outputs of the Sustainable Fisheries Livelihoods Programme
8.2 Causes of accidents at sea (from the four country reports)

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