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Can global fisheries yield more?

Popular opinion suggests today that we have reached the limits of what the ocean can provide, yet the available evidence doesn’t support this conclusion — getting more fish from the sea will be challenging, but it can be done.

Economic Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation

The Philippines is particularly vulnerable to climate change, as its extensive coastline is a key environmental and economic resource. Conserving ecosystems and protecting livelihoods depends to a large extent on stakeholders’ ability to predict the impact of climate change and on communities’ capacity to adapt. This study is an effort to better understand the risks associated with climate change, and assess adaptation and policy options to address these risks more effectively.

Impact Investing in Small-scale Aquaculture

Presented by Mr Wayne Rogers, WorldFish HQ, Penang, Malaysia, 23rd July 2014. New WorldFish research suggests investment in small aquaculture enterprises can create significant positive social, environmental and economic impact.

 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Fishermen 'scraping the barrel' in English Channel

Fishermen are "scraping the bottom of the barrel" in the English Channel with stocks of cod and haddock fast running out, according to new research.

The common skate, a large iconic fish, which existed in huge numbers has all but disappeared from the channel.

Sharks, rays, and many other species at the head of the food chain are also at historic lows, with many having vanished from the sea altogether.

 

Assessment of agrobiodiversity resources in the Borotse flood plain, Zambia

Concerns about perceived loss of indigenous materials emerged from multiple stakeholders  during consultations to plan and design the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural  Systems for the Borotse hub in Zambia’s Western Province.

Do non-users value coral reefs?: Economic valuation of conserving Tubbataha Reefs, Philippines

The main purpose of the study is to determine whether non-use values exist among residents of Quezon City, hundreds of kilometers away from Tubbataha Reefs.

Strategies for influence: 'Small fish" vs "central players"

Presented by Dr. David Mills, WorldFish, Wednesday 11th September. Dave says: “It goes without saying that WorldFish and partners work across amazingly diverse systems. Competencies and capacities in areas of governance, management and science vary hugely from place to place.

This is a password protected presentation. Please contact Curtis Lind for the details.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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