Documents of category Biota

Information, Knowledge and Policy  

Information, Knowledge and Policy

This review focuses on the links between information, knowledge and policies and in particular to identify gaps and areas where progress has been made and future needs.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 329 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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The Mekong River System  

The Mekong River System

The Mekong is the longest river in Southeast Asia.From its source on the Tibetan plateau it runs for 4 800 km through China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia and Viet Nam to the South China Sea, where it discharges on average 475 000 million m3 per year.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 1.4 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Environmental Flow Assessment with Emphasis on Holistic Methodologies  

Environmental Flow Assessment with Emphasis on Holistic Methodologies

Worldwide there is growing awareness of he pivotal role of the flow regime (hydrology) as a key 'driver' of the ecology of rivers and their associated floodplain wetlands.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 492 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Rivers of the Lower Guinean Rainforest: Biogeography and Sustainable Exploitation  

Rivers of the Lower Guinean Rainforest: Biogeography and Sustainable Exploitation

The Lower Guinean rainforest of Southern Cameroon, continental Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the People?s Republic of the Congo and its associated biodiversity is being destroyed at a rate of 1 million ha per year by poorly regulated timber exploitation and slash and burn agriculture.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 521 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Value of River Fisheries  

Value of River Fisheries

The paper focuses on valuation of inland fisheries based on a review of literature.It tries to explain the concept of valuation of environmental goods, the benefits and impact of inland fisheries management as well as the role of valuation in fisheries management.

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific -
Uploaded on: Apr 2005
File size: 438 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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