Inland Fisheries

Publications

Type: Publications
Pacific and Australasia
Year: 2018
The Pacific Island region consists of fourteen independent countries and eight territories located in the western and central Pacific Ocean. This report is largely focussed on marine  fishery  resources,  however it also  covers  inalnd/freshwater fisheries resources in the country overviews. [...]
Type: Publications
Europe
Year: 2018
The recruitment of European eel from the ocean remained low in 2017. The glass eel recruitment compared to the 1960–1979 was only 1.6% in the North Sea and 8.7% in the Elsewhere Europe series, based on available dataseries. For the [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2017
The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) are the first internationally negotiated document dedicated specifically to the small-scale fisheries sector. The Guidelines represent a global consensus on principles [...]
Type: Publications
Year: 2017
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is explicitly grounded in international human rights law. Its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to realize the human rights of all without distinction of any kind as to race, colour, sex, language, religion, political [...]
Type: Publications
South, southeast and east Asia
Year: 2017
Habitat or biological connectivity is critical for maintaining species movements, flow of resources and ecological functioning across landscapes. In aquatic systems, connectivity equates to the maintenance of water flow and connection between different ‘patches’ of water, and as such water [...]
Type: Publications
Europe
Year: 2017
This West Balkans Regional Aquatic Animal Disease Diagnostic Manual is a handbook whose main purpose is to facilitate the daily duties at aquaculture farms and provide a useful reference that will answer the majority of practical questions posed by official [...]
Type: Publications
Africa
Year: 2017
The inland fisheries sector in Sudan represents an important source of livelihoods and well-being for individuals and communities, as well as a potential means to enhance food security in the country. Despite this, the populations that depend on the sector [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2017
A compilation of water-related indicators in selected African and Asian countries This document contains supplementary material to the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper titled “Assessing water availability and related economic social and nutritional contributions provided by inland capture fishery and [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2016
This study provides an indicator-based framework for understanding the economic, social and nutritional contributions of inland capture fisheries and aquaculture and their links to available inland water resources. The framework proposes fourteen initial indicators to represent environmental, economic, social and [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2016
Inland fish and their fisheries serve important nutritional, economic, cultural, and recreational roles and are key components of sustainable ecosystem function throughout the world. Particularly in developing countries, inland fisheries are a vital source of protein, essential fatty acids, minerals, [...]