FILTER

Displaying 1 - 10 of 22 publications

AbstractThe ocean, which regulates climate and supports vital ecosystem services, is crucial to our Earth system and livelihoods. Yet, it is threatened by anthropogenic pressures and climate change. A…

9 June 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Ghana

Highlights Most African fisheries operate under governance systems with open access incentives. African fisheries are scoring lower than the global averages in the three sustainability pillars. The…

24 May 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Ghana

Highlights Capture fish stocks are important source of animal protein in developing countries. Most fisheries are overcapitalised and biological overexploited. Industrial trawlers overharvest stock…

24 May 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Ghana

The Fishery Performance Indicators is a data collection tool that allows collection of comparable fisheries data in the environmental, economic and community pillars even under data poor circumstances…

17 March 2021 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa

There is a significant correlation between ​climate variability and the incidence of climate-sensitive diseases such as malaria. This has implications for the welfare of households affected by malaria…

24 May 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Ghana

Highlights Studies assessing households' vulnerability to floods significantly ignore the element of underestimation. The concept of “Perceived Vulnerability” enhances the value of assessing flood…

24 May 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Ghana

Both in the United States and in Europe there is ongoing work on reversing habitat fragmentation and the attendant loss in biodiversity in river systems caused by hydropower and other developments…

24 May 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Ghana

To ensure that benefits from capture fisheries accrue to nationals, fisheries regulations and acts prioritize local access and harvest rights in near and distant waters within a nation’s exclusive…

4 September 2020 | EfD Discussion Paper | Ghana

The Fisheries Performance Indicators is a data collection tool that allows comparable fisheries data in the environmental, economic and community dimensions to be collected even in data-poor…

29 July 2020 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Sweden, Uganda, Tanzania

Bait tuna boats in developing coastal countries compete for small pelagic stocks such as anchovy that are primarily targeted by artisanal fishers. The tuna vessels are typically foreign owned, their…

5 June 2020 | EfD Discussion Paper | Ghana