Inland Fisheries

Governance & policy

Global
Year: 1997
Inland fisheries differ from most other fisheries forming the subject of the Code in their high degree of inter-relatedness with other users of the aquatic resource. In most areas of the world the principal impacts on fisheries do not originate [...]
Africa
Year: 1997
Many river systems are shared between different countries, and activities that impact on the water resource in one country may therefore have a direct effect in other countries. Co-operation between countries is crucial for sustainable management of the river resources. FAO [...]
Africa
Year: 1997
This document is the final report of the seventh session of the Committee for Inland Fisheries of Africa Sub-Committee for Lake Tanganyika, which was held in Rome, Italy, from 25 to 28 November 1996. Major topics were implementation of the [...]
Year: 1996
These guidelines were elaborated by the Technical Consultation on the Precautionary Approach to Capture Fisheries (Including Species Introductions). Starting from Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration (UNCED, 1992), the document proposes a definition of the precautionary approach to fisheries as well [...]
South and central America
Year: 1996
Este documento presenta el informe final de la séptima reunión de la Comisión de Pesca Continental para América Latina (COPESCAL), celebrada en Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, del 16 al 20 de enero de 1995. Los temas principales tratados [...]
Africa
Year: 1994
This is a review of the characteristics of the fisheries of the shared lakes of the Rift Valley in Eastern Africa. The fisheries under consideration are those of lakes Albert, Chilwa, Chiuta, Cohoha, Edward/Mobutu, Kariba (Reservoir), Kivu, Malawi/Nyasa, Tanganyika, Turkana [...]
Africa
Year: 1991
FAO is committed to integrate and enhance the role of women in fisheries and aquaculture development. However, field experience indicates that the development of operational strategies has been difficult. In recognition of this limited success and with the aim of [...]
Global
Year: 1984
The purpose of this research work has been to organize a source of reference to treaties and other international legal instruments dealing with the various aspects of non-maritime water resources management. In addition to bilateral and multilateral treaties, unilateral declarations [...]
Global
Year: 1981
Algunas Convenciones Generales, Declaraciones y Resoluciones adoptadas por Gobiernos, Organizaciones Jurídicas Internacionales No Gubernamentales y Organizaciones Intergubernamentales, sobre el Manejo de los Recursos Hídricos Internacionales.   El propósito del presente Estudio Legislative es el de facilitar a los Estados Miembros de la [...]
Global
Year: 1978
Glossaries. Inland fisheries. Inland water environment.The European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission (EIFAC) proposed that aglossary of inland fishery terms be prepared. Note that in many cases more than one definition has been given. In some cases definitions may even be conflicting, [...]
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