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The Importance of Wild Fisheries for Local Food Security

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Tanzania
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Tanzania

Fisheries are important to Tanzania’s economy, providing income, export revenues, and about 4 million jobs (about 35% of rural employment). Fish are also important…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Kenya
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Kenya

Kenya’s fisheries sector includes industrial and small-scale fishers, and produces fresh and processed fish for domestic and export markets. Yet, fisheries have experienced declines…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Bangladesh
Nov 02, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Bangladesh

The world’s largest flooded wetland, the Bengal Delta, and the three main river systems that flow from the Himalayas into the Bay of Bengal…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Liberia
Nov 02, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Liberia

Fish provide approximately 15% of the country’s animal protein supply. Per capita fish consumption in Liberia is among the lowest in the region. The…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Senegal
Nov 02, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Senegal

The marine waters off Senegal are very productive, and the country has a high dependence on wild fish for food security and livelihoods. Fish…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Mozambique
Nov 02, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Mozambique

Mozambique’s government recognizes the importance of wild fisheries to the country’s food security, economic growth, poverty reduction, and gender equality. An estimated 334,000 people…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Malawi
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Malawi

Fish in Malawi are significant contributors to both global biodiversity and local food security. Fish provide an estimated 28% of the country’s animal protein…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Cambodia
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Cambodia

Cambodia’s wild fisheries are among the most diverse and productive in the world and provide employment, income, and food security for millions of people.…

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Ghana
Nov 11, 2015 · File

The Importance of Wild Fisheries For Local Food Security: Ghana

Fish is the primary source of animal protein and livelihood for most Ghanaians, particularly those residing along the coast. Yet, poor management, overexploitation, environmental…

 
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