Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

Ecosystems, habitats, environments & climate change

This case study presents an overview of the context, details the RFLP intervention, gives the results, implementation problems, and recommendations and key lessons learned of RFLP supported mangrove replanting in coastal communes of Nusa Tenggara Timur province, Indonesia.
In the tropical and sub-tropical regions of Asia, mangrove and seagrass habitats provide habitat for a wide range of species and plants, for some or all of their lifecycle. Many of these species are exploited for food and are the target of both artisanal and commercial fisheries. Mangroves provide a wide range of ecosystem services which are incidental to fisheries...
This document presents case studies of the policy, governance and institutional issues of marine protected areas (MPAs) in Brazil, India, Palau and Senegal. It is the first of four in a global series of case studies on MPAs. An initial volume provides a synthesis and analysis of all the studies. The set of global MPA case studies was designed to...
RFLP engaged an international consultant to conduct a desk study to assess the potential of generating income from mangrove areas in the areas of RFLP geographic coverage from the sale of carbon credits and payments from environmental services. The key findings and recommendations are presented.
FAO (2011) APFIC/FAO Regional consultative workshop “Implications of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture: challenges for adaptation and mitigation in the Asia-Pacific Region” 24–26 May 2011, Kathmandu, Nepal. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. RAP Publication 2011/17, 52 pp.   It is now widely recognized that the effects of climate change will impact the fisheries sector, and result...
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