Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsfor a world without hunger
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
How to use this toolbox
How to move through the website and toolbox and select the most appropriate set of tools for your fishery
The four main EAF management planning steps are the same irrespective of whether a fishery is small or large scale, industrial or artisanal, data poor or data rich. The complexity of the methods and tools that should be used to complete each step vary greatly depending upon the situation and the capacity of those involved. Methods developed for industrial fisheries managed by a developed country will generally be inappropriate for a small scale fishery in a remote community. Methods for small-scale fisheries are, however, often applicable to both developed and developing countries.
The selection process must recognize: