The authors hereby express their gratitude to the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) for kindly organizing the regional workshop where the guidelines presented in this publication were discussed and country case studies on the use of socio-economic and demographic data in coastal and fisheries management and development were presented. The authors particularly acknowledge the contributions of Dr Ida Siason, Chancellor of UPV; Dr Leonor Santos, Director, Institute of Fisheries Policy and Development Studies, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, UPV; Dr Purwito Martosubroto, Fishery Resources Division, FAO Rome; and the various resource persons from UPV; the Commission on Population (POPCOM) of the Philippines; the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); the Provincial Planning and Development Offices of Zamboanga Sibugay, Pangasinan and Capiz province; the University of San Carlos, Cebu City; Bicol University, Albay; the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA); the Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development (PCAMRD); the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ); the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM); the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre (SEAFDEC); the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Myanmar; the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Sri Lanka; the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Sri Lanka; and the Ministry of Fisheries, Viet Nam, all of whom participated in the workshop and whose contributions are reflected in this publication.
Directors of Fisheries
Fisheries Research and Training Institutes - English-speaking countries
Population Research and Training Institutes - English-speaking countries
FAO Fisheries Field Projects
FAO Regional Fisheries Officers
Bilateral and Multilateral Development Agencies