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The sunken billions revisited : progress and challenges in global marine fisheries - overview (English)

This study follows the same approach as the earlier (2009) one. Both studies treat the world’s marine fisheries as one large fishery, and they both model the economic performance of the sector in terms of this single aggregate fishery. ... See More +

Working Paper 106577 JUN 13, 2016

Kobayashi,Mimako Disclosed

Africa - Second Adaptable Program Loan (APL-B1) of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Second Adaptable Program Loan (APL-B1) of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project is to strengthen the country’s capacity to govern and manage targeted fisheries, reduce illegal fishing and increase local value added to fish products. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17185 MAY 27, 2016

Mendy,Asberr Natoumbi Disclosed

Property rights for fishing cooperatives : how (and how well) do they work ? (English)

Devolving property rights to local institutions has emerged as a compelling management strategy for natural resource management in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7662 MAY 05, 2016

Aburto-Oropeza,Octavio; Leslie,Heather M.; Mack-Crane,Austen; Nagavarapu,Sriniketh Suryasesha; Reddy,Sheila M.W.; Sievanen,Leila Disclosed

Impact of climate change and aquatic salinization on fish habitats and poor communities in southwest coastal Bangladesh and Bangladesh Sundarbans (English)

Fisheries constitute an important source of livelihoods for tens of thousands of poor people in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh living near the UNESCO Heritage Sundarbans mangrove forest, and they supply a significant portion of protein for millions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7593 MAR 10, 2016

Dasgupta,Susmita; Huq,Mainul; Mustafa,Md. Golam; Sobhan,Md Istiak; Wheeler,David R. Disclosed

The fishery performance indicators : a management tool for triple bottom line outcomes (English)

Pursuit of the triple bottom line of economic, community and ecological sustainability has increased the complexity of fishery management; fisheries assessments require new types of data and analysis to guide science-based policy in addition to traditional biological information and modeling. ... See More +

Journal Article 102488 MAY 06, 2015

Anderson,James L.; Christopher M. Anderson; Chu,Jingjie; Meredith,Jennifer Murphy; Asche,Frank; Gil Sylvia; Stewart-Smith,Martin C.; Dessy Anggraeni; ARTHUR, ROBERT; Atle Guttormsen; Jessica K. McCluney; Tim Ward; Akpalu,Wisdom; Håkan Eggert; Jimely Flores; Freeman,Matthew Charles; Daniel S. Holland; Gunnar Knapp; Kobayashi,Mimako; Sherry Larkin; Kari MacLauchlin; Kurt Schnier; Mark Soboil; Sigbjorn Tveteras; Uchida,Hirotsugu; Diego Valderrama Disclosed

Senegal - Sustainable Management of Fish Resources Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14623 APR 23, 2015

Disclosed

Economic, environmental, and social evaluation of Africa's small-scale fisheries (English)

This report is the culmination of a cross-African countries analytical and empirical study commissioned by the World Bank, which set out to improve the understanding of the characteristics and environmental, economic, and social performances of small-scale fisheries in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 95557 APR 01, 2015

Disclosed

Senegal - Integrated Marine and Coastal Resources Management Project and Sustainable Management of Fish Resources Project (English)

Ratings for the Integrated Marine and Coastal Resources Management Project (GRIMAC) for Senegal were as follows: outcome was unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 95315 MAR 27, 2015

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Africa - First South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Project (English)

The objective of the First South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Project for the Africa region is to improve the management effectiveness of selected priority fisheries at the regional, national and community level. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD415 FEB 04, 2015

Disclosed

Ghana - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95611 FEB 03, 2015

Disclosed

Africa - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program for Guinea Project : Afrique - Programme Régional Pêches pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest (PRAO Guinée) (French,English)

The development objective of West Africa Regional Fisheries Program for Guinea Project for Africa is to increase sustainable manner all of the wealth generated by the exploitation of fishery resources in the countries of West Africa, by: (i) reducing illegal fishing (ii) developing the capacity of countries to govern and sustainably manage their fisheries, and (iii) increasing the value and profits from fishery products and the share of that value captured by these countries. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2165 FEB 01, 2015

Kondo,Sachiko Disclosed

Toward gender-equitable fisheries management in Solomon Islands (English)

This report aims to identify gaps in the available data on the social and economic opportunities and constraints for women in the fisheries sector in Solomon Islands in order to inform policy directions and future investments in the sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 98279 JAN 01, 2015

Krushelnytska,Olha Disclosed

Aquaculture, employment, poverty, food security, and well-being in Bangladesh : a comparative study (English)

Aquaculture is widely considered to have the potential to reduce poverty and enhance food security. Historically, aquaculture in Bangladesh was a low-intensity, semi-subsistence activity, and most development interventions promoted small-scale forms of aquaculture in the expectation that adoption of improved management practices by low-income households will increase production of fish for sale and home consumption, thereby reducing poverty and food insecurity. ... See More +

Working Paper 93655 JAN 01, 2015

Belton, Ben; Ahmed, Nasib; Murshed-e-Jahan, Khondker Disclosed

Africa program for fisheries : improving livelihoods and creating wealth through sustainable fisheries (English)

By 2030, global fish demand, driven by growing population and income, is expected to rise by 40 million tons, and to consistently continue growing over the coming decades. ... See More +

Brief 103666 DEC 31, 2014

Disclosed

Trade in fishing services : emerging perspectives on foreign fishing arrangements - summary (English)

Foreign fishing arrangements represent mechanisms that allow international trade in fishing services (TIFS), offering the possibility for coastal states, especially developing countries, to increase the benefits from the exploitation of their fish resources. ... See More +

Brief 93027 DEC 01, 2014

ARTHUR, ROBERT; Bostock,Timothy William; CLARK, LESTER D.; Cunningham,Stephen; Major,Philip John; Mallory, Tabitha; McClurg, Tom; Munro, Gordon; Rouchdi, Mohamed; Walmsley, Suzannah; Wilen,James E. Spanish, French Disclosed

Trade in fishing services : emerging perspectives on foreign fishing arrangements (English)

This report is an output of a World Bank study whose aim is to provide guidance to developing coastal countries in identifying the means to secure optimal, equitable, and sustainable returns from foreign fishing arrangements, or FFAs, particularly ensuring that they are underpinned by effective national management systems. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 92622 DEC 01, 2014

ARTHUR, ROBERT; Bostock,Timothy William; CLARK, LESTER D.; Cunningham,Stephen; Major,Philip John; Mallory, Tabitha; McClurg, Tom; Munro, Gordon; Rouchdi, Mohamed; Walmsley, Suzannah; Wilen,James E. Disclosed

Federated States of Micronesia - The Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program Project (English)

The objective of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program Project for the Federated States of Micronesia is to strengthen the shared management of selected Pacific Island oceanic and coastal fisheries, and the critical habitats upon which they depend. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1169 NOV 24, 2014

Disclosed

Jamaica - Promoting Community-based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project (English)

Project Information Document 95062 NOV 01, 2014

Disclosed

Pacific Islands - Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program : Environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program of the Pacific Islands aims to improve environmental and resource quality in the region to increase the economic benefits produced by the sustainable management of the region's coastal and oceanic fisheries. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4664 OCT 23, 2014

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The sunken billions revisited : progress and challenges in global marine fisheries - overview (English)
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JUN 13, 2016 106577 Working Paper
Africa - Second Adaptable Program Loan (APL-B1) of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 RES17185 Project Paper
Property rights for fishing cooperatives : how (and how well) do they work ? (English)
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MAY 05, 2016 WPS7662 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact of climate change and aquatic salinization on fish habitats and poor communities in southwest coastal Bangladesh and Bangladesh Sundarbans (English)
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MAR 10, 2016 WPS7593 Policy Research Working Paper
Comoros - First South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth, and Management of Coastal Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods Projects : Implementation support mission – June 16 to 26, 2015 (French)
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JUN 26, 2015 98743 Aide Memoire
The fishery performance indicators : a management tool for triple bottom line outcomes (English)
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MAY 06, 2015 102488 Journal Article
Senegal - Sustainable Management of Fish Resources Project (English)
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APR 23, 2015 ICRR14623 Implementation Completion Report Review
Economic, environmental, and social evaluation of Africa's small-scale fisheries (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95557 Working Paper
Senegal - Integrated Marine and Coastal Resources Management Project and Sustainable Management of Fish Resources Project (English)
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MAR 27, 2015 95315 Project Performance Assessment Report
Africa - First South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Project (English)
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FEB 04, 2015 PAD415 Project Appraisal Document
Ghana - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 03, 2015 95611 Procurement Plan
Africa - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program for Guinea Project : Afrique - Programme Régional Pêches pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest (PRAO Guinée) (French,English)
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FEB 01, 2015 SFG2165 Environmental Assessment
Toward gender-equitable fisheries management in Solomon Islands (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 98279 Working Paper
Aquaculture, employment, poverty, food security, and well-being in Bangladesh : a comparative study (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93655 Working Paper
Africa program for fisheries : improving livelihoods and creating wealth through sustainable fisheries (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 103666 Brief
Trade in fishing services : emerging perspectives on foreign fishing arrangements - summary (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93027 Brief Spanish, French
Trade in fishing services : emerging perspectives on foreign fishing arrangements (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92622 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Federated States of Micronesia - The Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program Project (English)
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NOV 24, 2014 PAD1169 Project Appraisal Document
Jamaica - Promoting Community-based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 95062 Project Information Document
Pacific Islands - Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program : Environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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OCT 23, 2014 E4664 Environmental Assessment