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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 January 2006
... in environmental management. We argue that the success of public environmental education relies on institutional capacity building, interdisciplinary studies and community participation. Copyright © AEHMS 2006 environmental education capacity building community participation Environmental...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (3): 275–280.
Published: 01 January 1999
.... The provisioning of local communities with an access to environmental knowledge through a continuous process of information exchange was the basic objective of the programme. The methods adopted were based on a participative planning which defined a set of integrated activities, aimed at the communities...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (4): 511–514.
Published: 01 December 2001
... cross section of stakeholders within the fisheries and aquatic research community. The primary aim of oneFish is to raise the profile of fisheries and aquatic research and reinforce its impact on responsible fisheries development. oneFish represents a fundamental advance in devolved management...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 70–79.
Published: 02 January 2014
... on its economic importance and the notion that overfishing is threatening the resource, the current fishery management system was developed to control fishing capacity and effort. This system, using the concepts of co-management, where fishing communities and stakeholders participate through community...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 159–167.
Published: 03 April 2018
... species like Mpasa ( Opsaridium species). Another review was made in the 1990s with the recognition of the fishing community participation as a governance reform in a co-management arrangement as reflected in Community Participation (Part III of the Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1997...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (4): 437–441.
Published: 15 November 2010
... opportunities available for soil conservation. Emerging policies and laws enhancing community participation is an opportunity for natural resource management such as soils, forest and water. Institutions visited have adopted policy amendments that include community participation in resource management...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 168–175.
Published: 03 April 2018
... of governance aimed at addressing the difficult challenge of managing fisheries resources. There are several factors for introduction of co-management. Commonly reported are factors such as limited budgets from the governments, global advocacy on community participation and governance, and the perception...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 117–118.
Published: 01 July 2006
... community participation in resource management and conservation to ensure a more equitable distribution of resource benefits. On the other hand where ecosystem health is concerned, the necessary information base that would enable sustainable development models or even informed decisions on resource use...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (3): 224–240.
Published: 31 August 2010
... provide for closed seasons, gillnet mesh size restrictions, introduction of permanently closed areas as sanctuaries and breeding grounds for commercially important species, bans on use of destructive fishing methods, and community participation in managing fisheries. On the Barotse floodplain, the Royal...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (3): 333–337.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and experiences already acquired should be taken, and 6) community participation provides special indicators to address local vulnerability characteristics. Determination of indicator standards is needed when evaluating vulnerability. However, there is lack of uniform standards; even reasonably mature...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (4): 467–480.
Published: 28 November 2007
..., such structures have become institutionalised to a host society. The call for the development of co-management has not by-passed Lake Victoria. It remains, however, a jargon term intended to appease potential funders of the desire to promote community participation, transparency and ‘good governance...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (4): 398–406.
Published: 28 November 2007
... Limnologie , 23 : 45 – 54 . Jansen , E. G. , Abila , R. O. and Owino , J. P. 1999 . Constraints and opportunities for community participation in the management of the Lake Victoria Fisheries IUCN Eastern African Programme. Socio-economics of the Lake Victoria Fisheries. Report 6...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (4): 419–432.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Estimated total production from Malawi's southern aquatic system. Figure 2. Malawi's Southern Aquatic System (the South-East Arm, Upper Shire River and Lake Malombe) The strategic plan proposes to restore the chambo through decentralisation of management (community co-management...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 176–184.
Published: 03 April 2018
... participation in conservation and management of fisheries (GoM, 1997 ). Further the Act also emphasizes that fishery management for fishing and breeding shall consider local customs, practices as well as community involvement (GoM, 1997). The reflection of such statements in the Act can be seen as a basis...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2017) 20 (1-2): 188–197.
Published: 03 April 2017
... programmes instituted by government agencies like the National Fisheries Development Board are hardly recognised on fisheries communities due to the multiple-use common pool resource nature of the fishing resource. Comprehensive investigations on the socioeconomic status of riverine fisher communities...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (3): 267–281.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in 1992–1999. The scientific synthesis provided a physical and limnological reference for understanding the biological productivity of the Lake Tanganyika pelagic ecosystem. Socio-economic surveys and community referenda were conducted to introduce and evaluate the proposed management measures amongst...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 4–13.
Published: 02 January 2014
... community participation and community surveillance and fishing in shifts to allow less effort and stress on the fishery. These methods, this study argues, when adequately monitored will contribute to reduced use of illegal fishing gear and methods as well as improved distribution of fishing effort...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (4): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 2003
... are the norm, and community participation in management is discouraged (Sorensen, 1997). A simultaneous development has been Jan Kooiman and colleagues work in governance theory, originat- ing in public administration but in later collaborations applied to European fisheries and aquatic genetic re- sources...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (4): 470–477.
Published: 02 October 2018
...-government participants is overtly specified. The process of collaboratively determining a vision, common goals, and identifying community leaders increases the opportunity for broad scale involvement, which benefits RAP development and implementation. In their analysis of the RAP process, Beierle...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (4): 378–386.
Published: 02 October 2018
... continues to update its direction annually to ensure the needs of the community are met. The Environment Network remains a member of Green Communities Canada to this day. In 2007, staff and Board members of the organization participated in training offered by The Natural Step on the Framework...
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