Inland Fisheries

Publications

Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2016
This publication is a compilation of presentations and recommendations resulting from the Global Conference on Inland Fisheries: Freshwater, Fish and the Future, convened at FAO HQ in January 2015 and is part of an MOU signed with Michigan State University. [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2015
The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (the SSF Guidelines) is the first internationally agreed instrument dedicated entirely to the immensely important - but until now often neglected – small-scale [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2015
The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) are the first international instrument dedicated entirely to the immensely important – but until now often neglected – small-scale fisheries sector. The [...]
Type: Publications
Africa
Year: 2015
The Lake Victoria Nile perch (NP) fishery (fishing and post-harvest activities) is a significant contributor to the social and economic development of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) Partner States (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda). The catch of NP has averaged [...]
Type: Publications
South, southeast and east Asia
Year: 2015
This document provides an overview and guidance to inform responsible stocking and enhancement of inland waters in Asia. It comprises three technical papers prepared for and presented to the APFIC/FAO regional consultation “Improving the contribution of culture-based fisheries and fishery [...]
Type: Publications
South, southeast and east Asia
Year: 2015
Enhancement to improve the performance of inland capture fisheries beyond a level sustainable by natural processes may entail stocking with seed originating from aquaculture installations or the wild, or from modification of the fishery habitat. In Asia, the most typical [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2015
This report was prepared under the auspices of a UN Agency to UN Agency Contribution Agreement between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and specifically dealt with the project, [...]
Type: Publications
South and central America
Year: 2015
The ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF) is a general approach to fisheries management that essentially balances the aims for human and ecological well-being under the broad concept of sustainable development in a fisheries context. The broad data and information base [...]
Type: Publications
South, southeast and east Asia
Year: 2014
This report contains the assessments of availability and use of aquatic organisms in rice ecosystems conducted in late 2013 in four sites in Indonesia (three in West Java and one in Bali), three sites in Xieng Khouang Province in Lao [...]
Type: Publications
Europe
Year: 2014
The Joint EIFAAC/ICES/GFCM Working Group on Eel [WGEEL] met at FAO HQ, Rome, Italy from 3–7 November 2014. The group was chaired by Alan Walker (UK) and there were 44 participants representing 20 countries, the General Fisheries Commission of the [...]