Stakeholders identify research and management priorities for Bangladesh's hilsa fishery
A two-day workshop, organized as part of the USAID-funded Enhanced Coastal Fisheries in Bangladesh (ECOFISH-BD) project, brought together hilsa fishery stakeholders to review past activities and identify future research and management strategies.
Carrots and sticks: How incentives are conserving the hilsa fishery in Myanmar
For Myanmar's small-scale coastal and inland fishing communities, the hilsa fish, known locally as nga tha lauk , is a vital resource. Fishing hilsa employs over 1.5 million people in the country's most impoverished areas and provides a crucial source of food for many more. Hilsa can live for up to...
Carrots and Sticks: Incentives to Conserve Hilsa Fish in Myanmar
The objective of this project is to design a cost-effective, scientifically researched and participatory 'incentive-based' hilsa fishery management mechanism for Myanmar. The project will employ the ecosystem-based approach (EbA) in its information gathering, analysis, decision-making and...