LAKE TANGANYIKA FRAMEWORK FISHERIES
MANAGEMENT PLAN


LAKE TANGANYIKA FRAMEWORK FISHERIES
MANAGEMENT PLAN

Field Report F2

Prepared by

J. Eric Reynolds
Consultant

FISHCODE/MANAGEMENT - GCP/INT/648/NOR

FAO/NORWAY GOVERNMENT
COOPERATIVE PROGRAMME

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, April 1999

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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT

This document was prepared as a contribution of setting up a Fisheries Management Plan for Lake Tanganyika, in close cooperation with the project Research for the Management of the Fisheries on Lake Tanganyika (LTR) GCP/RAF/271/FIN


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GCP/INT/648/NOR Field Report F2(En)pdf

A. INTRODUCTION

B. BACKGROUND

C. CCRF AND LTR RESEARCH INVENTORIES OF LAKE TANGANYIKA FISHERIES

D. BASIC FISHERIES CHARACTERISTICS

D.1 DISTRIBUTION OF CATCH AND EFFORT
D.2 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ARTISANAL AND INDUSTRIAL FISHING
D.3 LOCAL ARTISANAL AND TRADITIONAL FISHERS
D.4 PROCESSING AND MARKETING
D.5 LOCAL PROCESSORS AND TRADERS

E. FISHERIES MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS

E.1 ECOLOGICAL DIMENSIONS
E.2 HUMAN WELFARE DIMENSIONS
E.3 INSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL DIMENSIONS

F. LAKE TANGANYIKA FFMP: POLICY CONSIDERATIONS

F.1 PROCESS (1): ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT
F.2 PRECAUTION: UNCERTAINTY, COMPLICATION, AND MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES
F.3 PARTNERSHIP: CO-MANAGEMENT
F.4 PROPRIETORSHIP: RESOURCE ACCESS AND USE RIGHTS
F.5 POLICING: COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN MCS
F.6 PROCESS (2):HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT

G. LAKE TANGANYIKA FFMP: INITIAL MANAGEMENT ACTIONS

G.1 ADOPTION OF CCRF POLICY MATRIX
G.2 PARTNERSHIP ARRANGEMENTS AND LOCAL CONTROL OF RESOURCE ACCESS
G.3 INSTITUTIONAL MODALITIES
G.4 LEGAL MODALITIE
G.5 MONITORING, CONTROL AND SURVEILLANCE (MCS)
G.6 POSSIBLE TECHNICAL MEASURES TO REGULATE FISHING
G.7 POSSIBLE INPUT CONTROLS TO REGULATE FISHING

H. SUGGESTED FFMP IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAMME

H.1 COMPONENT 1: FFMP/FISHPLAN
H.2 COMPONENT 2: FFMP/FISHSTAT
H.3 COMPONENT 3: FFMP/FISHMCS
H.4 COMPONENT 4: FFMP/FISHFLEETOPS
H.5 COMPONENT 5: FFMP/FISHTRADE

I. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

J. REFERENCES CI

K. TABLES AND FIGURES