Inland Fisheries

Publications

Type: Publications
Africa, Europe, South, southeast and east Asia, South and central America
Year: 2014
In 2009, inland fisheries produced some 10  million  tonnes of fish. Despite their importance to rural communities, especially in the least-developed countries, little attention has been paid to this sector in recent years. As a result, there is a deficit [...]
Type: Publications
Africa
Year: 2014
The “The value of African fisheries” study was carried out in the framework of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)-FAO Fisheries Programme (NFFP) funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The aim was to estimate the contribution [...]
Type: Publications
Africa
Year: 2013
A technical group meeting on the bioeconomic modelling of the Kapenta fisheries in Lake Kariba took place in Siavonga, Zambia, from the 14 – 18 October 2013. This Working Group was set up under the framework of the implementation of [...]
Type: Publications
Central and western Asia
Year: 2013
The fishery sector currently plays a minor role in development of the rural economy of Tajikistan. Its contribution to the country’s Gross National Product was in recent years less than 0.1 percent. Despite the availability of extensive water resources (ponds, [...]
Type: Publications
Central and western Asia
Year: 2013
Following the general tendency of the successor States to the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, fishing and the production of fish and fish products in Azerbaijan declined considerably in the early 1990s, with annual fish production falling from more [...]
Type: Publications
Europe
Year: 2013
The Joint EIFAAC/ICES WGEEL met in March 2013 in AZTI Sukarrieta, Spain. The group was chaired by Martin de Graaf (NL) and Russell Poole (IE) and there were twenty nine participants present at the meeting from thirteen countries. The Joint [...]
Type: Publications
South, southeast and east Asia, Global
Year: 2013
The FAO/SEAFDEC Workshop on Principles of Improved Fish Passage at Cross-river Obstacles, with Relevance to Southeast Asia was held in Khon Kaen, Thailand, in March 2013. In this workshop participated representatives from agencies responsible for fisheries and/or construction/operation of cross-river [...]
Type: Publications
Central and western Asia
Year: 2013
Although the Kyrgyz Republic is rich in water resources, water has a low productivity and the indigenous fish fauna is relatively poor, with a limited number of commercially-valuable species amongst them. The waters are suitable to grow valuable cold water [...]
Type: Publications
Africa
Year: 2012
This report provides preliminary information on the processing options for Muziri and Ragoge, their nutritional information and the market potential of selected products within the  East African region. It also highlights the vitality of the identified and up-graded potential processors [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2012
A Workshop was convened to develop a strategy to improve the state of information on the status of inland fisheries. Inland fisheries are a vital component in the livelihoods of people in many parts of the developed and developing world. [...]