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  1. SSF guidelines: a huge struggle

    Correa, Mariette
    A recent workshop at New Delhi discussed capacity building for the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries (SSF Guidelines).

  2. Tanzania: learning, sharing, acting

    Slade, Lorna; Thani, Ali
    A workshop held at the coastal town of Bagamoyo during 17—18 August 2015 addressed the role of the SSF Guidelines in meeting the challenges of coastal communities in Tanzania.

  3. Sri Lanka: moving on

    Amarasinghe, Oscar
    Promoting a rights-based approach to sustainable small-scale fisheries development through participatory and consultative processes was discussed at a workshop in Colombo.

  4. A vision for Southeast Asia


    Participants at a recent workshop in Bali sought to develop a draft Southeast Asian Regional Plan of Action (RPOA) to support the implementation of the SSF Guidelines in the region.

  5. Norway: safety at sea, land ahoy

    Vik, Torben; Stange, Hilde
    In pursuit of its mandate to raise the safety standards in the country’s fishing fleet, the Norwegian Maritime Authority will rely on dialogue with the industry.

  6. SSF guidelines: better understanding needed

    Belkouch, Abdellatif
    The Near East and North Africa Regional Consultation on SSF Guidelines focused on raising awareness and support for implementation of the guidelines.

  7. Algeria: looking ahead


    This article is based on the Conclusions Document, of the Regional Conference on ‘Building a future for sustainable small-scale fisheries in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea’, brought out by the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM).

  8. SSF guidelines: towards blue growth

    Lukanga, Editrudith
    A consultation workshop on East Africa recognized that, if applied well, the principles of the SSF Guidelines can advance small-scale fisheries in the region.

  9. Costa Rica: sailing from a good port

    Rivera, Vivienne Solis
    A Central American regional workshop on the SSF Guidelines, held in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, in December 2015 sought commitment to take forward the Guidelines in a binding manner.

  10. India: a casual approach

    Dinesh, Krithika; Menon, Manju; Kohli, Kanchi
    By taking on board the concerns of a fishing community in Hazira, India, regarding the construction of a port, the National Green Tribunal has set an important precedent.

  11. Yemaya, No.51, April 2016


    The latest edition of ICSF's newsletter on gender and fisheries, Yemaya No. 51, dated April 2016, features reports from Asia, Africa, Europe and elsewhere as well as notices, interviews and profiles. The editorial in the current issue of Yemaya notes: “Another International Women’s Day (March 8) has gone by, with significant achievements for women in the fisheries across the world. However, while we take stock of, and celebrate the achievements, we should also reflect on the long road of struggle ahead—a struggle for the rights of small-scale fisheries; for the rights of women engaged in fishing, fish trade and fish-work.”

  12. SAMUDRA Report No.73, April 2016


    Samudra Report No. 73, dated April 2016, features articles from India, Costa Rica, East and North Africa, Algeria, Norway, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Southeast Asia. The articles from India focus on the construction of a port in Hazira and the livelihoods issues of women fishworkers in Kerala. The SSF Guidelines are covered by reports of workshops held in Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Algiers, Bali, Colombo, Tanzania and New Delhi. The report from Norway discusses the Norwegian Maritime Authority's mandate to raise safety-at-sea standards.

  13. An examination of the usefulness of single-species biomass models for the management of Lake Victoria fisheries

    Nakiyende, H.
    Nile perch (Lates niloticus), tilapia (Oreochromis spp), dagaa (Rastrineobola argentea, silver cyprinid), and haplochromines (Tribe Haplochromini) form the backbone of the commercial fishery on Lake Victoria. These fish stocks account for about 70% of the total catch in the three riparian states Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. The lake fisheries have been poorly managed, in part due to inadequate scientific analysis and management advice. The overall objective of this project was to model the stocks of the commercial fisheries of Lake Victoria with the view of determining reference points and current stock status. The Schaefer biomass model was fitted to available...

  14. Evaluation of approaches to estimate fish catches on Lake Victoria: a case study using CAS and frame data from Uganda

    Nakiyende, H.
    Since 2005, harmonized catch assessment surveys (CASs) have been implemented on Lake Victoria in the three riparian countries Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania to monitor the commercial fish stocks and provide their management advice. The regionally harmonized standard operating procedures for CASs have not been wholly followed due to logistical difficulties. Yet the new approaches adopted have not been documented. This study investigated the alternative approaches used to estimate fish catches on the lake with the aim of determining the most reliable one for providing management advice and also the effect of current sampling routine on the precision of catch estimates...

  15. Promotion of use of lift nets in harvesting mukene (Rastrineobola argentea) in Uganda


  16. Investigation on reproduction process in two species of crab Eriphia sebana and Ocypode saratan in the intertidal zone of Chabahar area

    Kazemiyan, Mohammad
    The present study with headline investigation on reproduction in two species of Crab Eriphia sebana and Ocypode saratan was carried out in the intertidal zone of Chabahar in thirteen month from December 2004 to December 2005. Checked samplings have been taken, 45 number Crab monthly from any four stations by manual or use trap. During this study the following subjects were measured: Temperature range and salinity, Measurable coast granule, Determination of sex ratio, Relations carapace width with carapace length, Carapace width with total body weight, Gonad weight, gonadosomatic index, condition factor, gastrosomatic index, investigation content in stomach, LM50, Growth parameters,...

  17. Bacterial and pathological study of caudal fin rot in brood stocks of Salmo trutta caspius from the propagation and breeding center of Shahid Bahonar of Kelardasht region

    Golchin Manshadi, Ali Reza
    In order to study caudal fin rot with emphasis on Aeromonas hydrophila and Pseudomonas fluorescens in Salmo trutta caspius from the salmonids propagation and breeding center of Shahid Bahonar of kelardasht region, One hundred and eighty brood stocks having fin damage symptoms were chosen. Two bacterial samples from each fish were cultured on Aeromonas and Pseudomonas specific media. Biochemical tests, API2OE identification system and antibiogram test using six antibiotic disks were performed for diagnosing isolates bacteria and finding suitable antibiotic. Thirty samples from caudal fin of damaged fishes were fixed in 10% formalin and 51.tm microscopic sections were prepared using...

  18. Parasites of endemic and introduced fishes of Zaianderud River of the Esfahan

    Mehdipour, Mehran
    In this research, 9 species of local and introduced fishes of the Zayandehroud River in Esfahan province (in the Sarmatian region belonging to the large paleoarctic fauna) in 6 seasons (winter 2003, spring, summer, autumn and winter 2004 and summer 2005) were parasitologically studied. The local fishes included alburnoides bipunctatus, Alburnus maculatus, Aphanius vladykovi, Capoeta aculeata & Capoeta damascina & the introduced fishes included Aristichthys nobilis, Carassius auratus, Ctenopharyngodon idella and Cyprinus carpio. Upon being hunted, the fishes were transferred alive to Esfahan Aquatics Breeding Center and physiologically studied after the determination of their species and genus by identification keys...

  19. Socio-economic conditions and challenges of Kyoga lakes fisheries


    Over the period 2008 to 2010, NaFIRRI carried out a number of socio-economic studies on the Kyoga lakes to provide an update of the socio-economic conditions of the fisheries and also to address specific areas of fisheries socio-economic issues and development concerns. The data collection was conducted using Key informant interviews, questionnaire sample surveys, Focus Group Discussions, secondary data searches and field observations. The objective of this fact sheet is, therefore, to provide key information from these studies for use at national, district, community levels as well as by other interested stakeholders.

  20. Aspects of the fishery and biology of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) amidst environmental changes in Lake Wamala (Uganda)

    Olokotum, M.
    Environmental changes are some of the factors that affect fisheries and biological characteristics of fishes. The African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) has biological characteristics that enable it to persist under various stressful environmental conditions. However, few studies have examined how the African catfish responds to conditions created by a changing climate. The study examined some of the fishery and biological characteristics of African catfish in Lake Wamala (Uganda) to provide an understanding of their response to changing climatic conditions using data for the period 1950 - 2013. Temperature around the lake increased by 0.02ºC/year since 1980, commensurate with the...

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