Santa Catarina Autarquia traça acessibilidade das zonas agrícolas e piscatórias como prioridade ( Cabo Verde)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Assomada, 10 Mar (Inforpress) - O presidente da Câmara Municipal de Santa Catarina (Ilha de Santiago), José Alves, disse hoje que o desencravamento das localidades é uma das prioridades, mas o governo não se compromete em financiar antes de um levantamento.

No primeiro dia de vista ao concelho de Santa Catarina, o edil levou o primeiro-ministro, Ulisses Correia e Silva, à localidade de Achada Leite, uma das zonais encravadas de Santa Catarina, e em seguida para as localidades piscatórias de Ribeira da Barca e de Rincão.

Comments on the Proposed Environmental Code of Cambodia (V6) and Proposed Amendments for a Better Recognition of Customary Tenure Rights in Protected Areas

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2016

The « Environment and Natural Resources Code of Cambodia » (Sixth Draft – – 20 November 2016) is a very extensive proposed law (535 pages !) which will have, if adopted, major impacts on many aspects of Cambodian development (Mines, Energy, Urban planning, etc..) but is particularly important for the management of Protected Areas and of Forests and Fisheries. The code has been elaborated by a panel of experts and several working groups led by Vishnu Law Group. A public national consultation has been organized by MOE in Dec 2016.

Review of and Comment on Draft Law on Agricultural Land Dated 15 October 2016

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2016

As the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries (MAFF) aimed to finalize in the end of 2016 the draft law on agricultural lands that is currently in 6th draft, MRLG, together with other partners, has supported the NGO Forum on Cambodia to mobilize representatives of farmer organizations and CSOs so that they could voice their concerns over the draft law directly to MAFF. In close cooperation with MAFF, a 2-day national consultation workshop was held on 19-20 December 2016 in Phnom Penh.

Um país que não cabe no mapa (Guiné-Bissau)

Autor: Humberto Lopes

De Bissau a Cacheu e ao seu labirinto de tarrafes, de Mansoa a Bafatá e a Gabu, terra de um antigo reino mandinga, de Bambadinca a Buba e ao seu vasto rio, de Quebo a Jemberem, no coração das grandes florestas do sul, de Bolama a Bubaque, no paraíso dos Bijagós. Uma viagem por um país que os mapas não explicam.


Escolas de samba levam tema das barragens para a Marquês de Sapucaí (Brasil)

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

No carnaval do Rio de Janeiro deste ano duas escolas de samba do grupo especial retrataram temas polêmicos relacionados às barragens, a Imperatriz Leopoldinense e a Portela, chamando a atenção da população em geral e da imprensa nacional e internacional.

Captain Iglo mustn’t come to Africa!

Journal Articles & Books
August 2015

During the last few years, the donor community has increased its efforts to reduce the large amounts of fish lost in the distribution chain in artisanal fishery, an endeavour that ought to be welcomed in principle. However, focusing on one single solution, the development of an expensive cool chain and the supply of fresh or frozen fish, represents a massive interference with the traditional processing and distribution channels, with women being the main losers. Our author calls for more foresight in international co-operation.

Hot topics in aquaculture research

Journal Articles & Books
August 2015

Experts agree that the rising demand for fish for human consumption cannot be met without a major expansion and sustainable intensification of aquaculture. Our WorldFish authors describe the areas in which research plays a particularly important role in this context.

Insects – a protein source with a recycling potential

Journal Articles & Books
August 2015

Like in other areas of livestock keeping, the growing demand for fish raises the question of how the feeding of animals can be maintained without competing with the provision of food for humans. The use of insect proteins could help save natural resources while simultaneously making use of organic waste.

Mauritania: High tech to secure fish stocks

Journal Articles & Books
August 2015

Mauritania’s coastal waters are among the world’s richest fishing grounds. However, just as in many other countries around the globe, the sustainable use of this resource is under threat from illegal fishing and overfishing. KfW contributes to protecting the valuable fishing grounds with the aid of modern surveillance systems and rigorous conservation and species protection measures.

Omena – small fish with a big potential for women’s business?

Journal Articles & Books
August 2015

It would be difficult to imagine the diet of the local consumers around Lake Victoria without the silver cyprinid. The small fresh water sardine also plays an important role in women’s participation in Kenya’s fishery sector. However, in spite of intensive efforts, there is still a long way to go before they have achieved an equal role in the value chain.