Inland Fisheries

Overview of inland fisheries

Global
Year: 2018
The two and a half day Advisory Roundtable was convened to contribute to FAO’s response to the request by the 32nd Session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI), to i) advise FAO on its approach to developing a more comprehensive [...]
Global
Year: 2018
The FAO Fishery and Aquaculture Circular C942 Revision 3 (C942 Rev. 3) updates and expands the scope of previous revisions of the circular. C942 Rev. 3 is an important baseline document, intended to assist in the global understanding of inland [...]
Global
Year: 2018
The fisheries and aquaculture sector supports the livelihoods of between 10 percent and 12 percent of the world’s population, and in the last five decades its production has significantly outpaced population growth. This Technical Paper is intended to update the Cochrane [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]
Global
Year: 2015
The booklet includes the executive summary of a technical paper on current scientific knowledge available on climate change implications for fisheries and aquaculture, as well as adaptation and mitigation responses. The booklet will summarize the main information contained in part [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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