NATURE & FAUNE :  volume 24, issue 1

volume 24, issue 1


The relevance of mangrove forests to African
fisheries, wildlife and water resources

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Accra, Ghana
Rome, 2009

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Table of contents

Part I   [1Mb]

    Message to readers
    Special feature

Part II   [606Kb]

    The role and work of African Mangrove Network (AMN) in conservation and sustainable use of mangroves in Africa
    The Application of the Ecosystem Approach to Mangrove management: Lessons for Ghana
    Ecology and Restoration of Mangrove Forests in Kenya
    Management challenges of mangrove forests in Africa: a critical appraisal of the coastal mangrove ecosystem of Nigeria

Part III   [1,2Mb]

    Oil exploitation, fisheries resources and sustainable livelihood in the Niger delta, Nigeria
    Livelihoods in Cameroon mangrove areas: finding a balance between conservation and sustainable use in a fragile ecosystem
    Human activities; the key threat to the rich Tana delta mangrove forest in Kenya
    Developing a technique to plant Avicennia africana at La Somone lagoon (Senegal)
    Rehabilitation of mangroves between Fresco and Grand-Lahou (Côte d’Ivoire): Important fishing areas
    2.6 Conclusions

Part IV   [882Kb]

    Salinity fluctuations in mangrove forest of Gazi bay, Kenya: lessons for future research
    Development of Mangrove paddy fields in Casamance Southern Senegal
    Variability in the abundance & recruitment of Fenneropenaeus indicus and Metapenaeus monoceros postlarvae and juveniles in the Ambaro bay mangroves of Madagascar
    3.5 Mitigation options

Part V   [389Kb]

    Biological characteristics of the Schlegel’s goby, Porogobius schlegelii, in the mangrove – nipa ecosystem southeast of Niger delta, Nigeria
    Mangroves v1.0: a new taxonomic tool to characterize mangroves The case of South East Indian and Sri Lankan mangroves and potential application to African mangroves
    Country Focus: Madagascar
    Hajanirina Razafindrainibe talks to Nature & Faune
    FAO Activities
    Dying Mangroves on the North East Coast of Africa: the case of Sudan

Part VI   [254Kb]

    The African Mangrove Network (AMN)
    Commemorating the International Day for the Mangroves – the history!
    Climate Change Shrinks Some of the World's Largest Rivers
    CITES will meet from March 13-25, 2010, in Doha, the capital city of Qatar
    New 2009 REDD Paper on: Critical need for new definitions of "forest" and "forest degradation" in global climate change agreements
    In the Hand's of the Fishers (IHOF) Workshops

© FAO 2009