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Development, Sustainability and Social Justice: The Elusive Balancing Act of African Fisheries Governance

"The discourse on African fisheries governance is dominated by themes of unrealised potential and crisis. Undoubtedly, the threats are significant: illegal fishing and overfishing by foreign industrial vessels, as well as intense fishing pressure in…

Backing Small-scale Fishers: Opportunities and Challenges in Transforming the Fish Sector

"Globally, small-scale fisheries play a significant role in food security, poverty reduction and income generation. At the 2008 Global Conference on Small-Scale Fishing in Bangkok, Thailand, organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)…

Community Opportunities in Aquaculture: What are the Possibilities and Limits?

"Developing countries are more likely to feel the fish shortfall as cheap and accessible fish protein becomes less available. Increased aquaculture production could be critical in bridging the gap. However, despite huge advances in aquaculture in Ch…

Oil and Fisheries in Ghana: Prospects for a Socio-ecological Compact

"Fisheries play a crucial role in supporting livelihoods and food security in Ghana. While there is a sizable industrial fishing fleet, more than two-thirds of Ghana’s total marine fish catch is accounted for by artisanal fishers. These fishers no…

'What is the Value of the Constitution?' Value Chains, Livelihoods and Food Security in SA's Large and Small Scale Fisheries

"This paper seeks to assess the state of knowledge in relation to the interrelated subjects of value chains, livelihoods, food systems, and regulatory dynamics in South Africa’s large-­ and small-­scale fisheries. South Africa’s marine fisheries pl…

Mainstreaming of HIV and Aids into South African Fisheries Policy

"This study set out to investigate the impact of HIV/ Aids on selected fishing communities in South Africa. The goal of the research was to assist government with mainstreaming of HIV/Aids into fisheries policy through in-depth analysis of the impac…

Small-scale Fisheries in a Modernising Economy: Opportunities and Challenges in Mozambique

"Mozambique is in a period of rapid transition. Since the end of civil war in 1992 sound governance, infrastructure investments and support from the donor community have helped to boost commerce and tourism. However, it is the recent discovery of si…

Small-scale Fisheries in Mozambique

"Small-scale fisheries in Africa employ over 95% of fishers and provide more than 90% of the fish consumed across the continent. In Mozambique, as elsewhere on the continent, small-scale fisheries are a crucial component of the rural economy, suppo…

Pêcheries Artisanales et Droits Humains au Sénégal: Contribution á L’atteinte de la Cible 14b des Objectifs de Développement Durable (ODD) / Artisanal Fisheries and Human Rights in Senegal: Contribution to achieve target 14b of the SDG

This study addresses the issue of human rights in a new field, that of the artisanal fishing sector. Indeed, human rights are usually addressed by specific issues, particularly those related to labor rights (the freedom of association, trade unions,…

The Costs and Benefits of Fisheries Management in Malawi

The fisheries sector is very important to Malawi’s economy, livelihoods, food security and biodiversity. One estimate puts the total contribution of the sector at 7.2% of GDP while employing 700,000 people either directly or indirectly. Unfortunatel…

Cost-benefit Analysis of Fisheries Management in Malawi - Technical Report

Malawi’s new long-term development plan, Malawi 2063, has earmarked the fishing sector as an important contributor to the country’s “inclusive wealth creation” development agenda. Building on previous efforts in the sector, the MW2063 First Implemen…

Sink or Swim? How COVID-19 and the Responses to it have Affected Small-scale Fishers

This policy brief reports findings from research investigating the impacts of Covid-19 regulations and mitigation measures on small-scale fishers in the Western Cape, South Africa. The researchers conducted 47 in-depth interviews, held 5 focus group…

Building research infrastructures is key to developing South Sudan’s fisheries sector

As an instrument for the advancement of knowledge and technology, building research infrastructures provides opportunities to address challenging issues of our time and plays an influential role in attracting young researchers to science and profess…

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