Small-scale fisheries resources management options - an overview: a key note address.
In: 13th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
, 3-8 November 1996
, New Bussa, Nigeria.
Small-scale fisheries is traditional and rural based. Therefore, the paper is an over view of small-scale fisheries resources management in Nigeria. It provides about 80-90% employment to surrounding population. The small-scale fisheries are grouped in to two major sectors:- the artisanal or capture fisheries and aquaculture farming. The paper identified some management problems such as:- multi uses of the water bodies, lack of or inadequate data upon which sound management strategies are based, ownership of inland water bodies is a problem, uncontrolled exploitation hampers sustainable development, poor and low technology and lack of capital, land and credit facilities. The paper presented some management options for sustainable management. Measures to reduced fish spoilage have been advanced. Also highlighted is the role of fish culture in small-scale fisheries management
Conference or Workshop Item
||Small-scale fisheries resources management options - an overview: a key note address
||13th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
||New Bussa, Nigeria
||3-8 November 1996
||Fisheries Society of Nigeria
||Nigeria: aquaculture; artisanal fishing; fish culture; fish handling; fishery management; fishery policy; handling; processing fishery products; resource management
Ms Maria Kalentsists
||11 Jul 2010 05:54
||29 Sep 2011 16:55
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