Adapting to climate change: the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Near East and North Africa Region

FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular No. 1066

Adapting to climate change: the Ecosystem
Approach to Fisheries and Aquaculture in
the Near East and North Africa Region

Workshop Proceedings: FAO/WorldFish Workshop,
Abbassa, Egypt 1012 November 2009

Edited by

Lori Curtis
WorldFish Center

Malcolm Beveridge
WorldFish Center

Abdel Rahman el-Gamal
WorldFish Center

Piero Mannini
FAO


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ABSTRACT

Curtis, L.; Beveridge, M.C.M.; el-Gamal, A.R.; Mannini, P. (eds).
Adapting to climate change: the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Near East and North Africa Region Workshop Proceedings.
FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular. No. 1066. Rome, FAO. 2011. 130p.

A workshop was held in December 2009 with Member Countries and with the purpose of: developing awareness among Member Countries and stakeholders of the need for the ecosystem approach to fisheries and aquaculture and of its implementation on the basis of the best available knowledge and information; strengthening capacity among the Near East and North Africa countries for planning and implementation of the ecosystem approach to fisheries and aquaculture; improving knowledge and awareness of the current and future implications of climate change for fisheries and aquaculture; and providing guidance on best practices for adaptive planning and management, and adaptive strategies in general, for coping with climate change.



Table of Contents

Preparation of this document
Abstract
Contents
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and acronyms
Executive summary
1. Workshop

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2. Technical papers

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3. Subregional reviews
4. Evaluation of understanding of climate change,
    EAF and EAA
Appendix I - Finalized agenda
Appendix 2 - List of attendees

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