Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Zambezi-Chobe transboundary fisheries project

The Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF), in partnership with the Worldwide Fund for Wildlife’s Southern Africa Regional Programme Office (SARPO), WWF’s Living In A Finite Environment Plus (LIFE) Project in Namibia, the Zambia Department of Fisheries and the Namibia Ministry of Fisheries, has initiated a fisheries project on the Zambezi / Chobe system, working out of Katima Mulilo in Caprivi. The project, Integrated Management of the Zambezi / Chobe River System Transboundary Fishery Resource, aims to pilot and test alternative community fishery management practices that contribute to a fully integrated management system for subsistence, semi-commercial, and sport fisheries. The project is seeking a consultant to begin the project – contact Dr Chris Brown of the Namibia Nature Foundation for more information before 14 August 2006.

In HOORC’s Library you can find Shared resource management on the Zambezi / Chobe systems in northeast Namibia : current practices and future opportunities : report of first river survey and collection of information from fish markets, including survey manuals and forms.

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