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Artisanal Fishing, Sustainable Development and Co-Management of Resources: Analysis of a Successful Project in West Africa


By: Eric Baran (Author), Philippe Tous (Author)

42 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables

International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

Paperback | Jan 2000 | #118550 | ISBN: 2831705355
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Collates the achievements of a project for the co-management and valorisation of fisheries resources, carried out by the IUCN in Guinea-Bissau since 1991 (Rio Grande de Bubba region). Details and explains the conceptual bases, presents the principle mechanisms, and analyzes the project.


Summary iv
Introduction 1
Context 3
Guinea-Bissau 3
Rio Grande de Buba region 5
Conceptual bases of the project 9
Principles and aims 9
Strategic axes 11
Project interest from a development point of view 11
Project interest from an environmental point of view 12
Chosen site and mechanisms 13
Choice of the site 13
Project mechanisms 14
Setting up and results 19
First phase: 1992-1994 19
Second phase: 1995-1997 20
Third phase: 1998-2000 22
Project achievements 25
Knowledge about the resource and the environment 25
Knowledge about and monitoring of the fishery 25
Co-management of the resource 26
Contribution to development 27
Sustainability of the project 28
Critical analysis and debate 29
Knowledge about the resource and the environment 29
Knowledge about and monitoring of the fishery 30
Co-management of the resource 31
Contribution to development 32
Sustainability of the project 33
Reproducibility of the project 35
Reproducibility: negative points 35
Particular case that is favourable to the success of the project 35
Reproducibility: positive points 36
Overview and conclusions 37
Abbreviations and acronyms 40
Bibliography 41

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