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development of the Lake Victoria fishery

Richard O. Abila

development of the Lake Victoria fishery

a boon or bane for food security

by Richard O. Abila

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Published by IUCN Eastern Africa Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Victoria, Lake.
    • Subjects:
    • Fisheries -- Victoria, Lake.,
    • Food supply -- Victoria, Lake.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard O. Abila.
      SeriesSocio-economics of the Lake Victoria fisheries ;, rept. no. 8, Socio-economics of the Nile perch fishery on Lake Victoria ;, rept. no. 8.
      ContributionsIUCN Eastern Africa Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH312.V53 A24 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 28 p. :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6863356M
      LC Control Number00378314

      Thirty years on: the development of the Nile perch fishery in Lake Victoria. LAUNCHING OF ELECTRONIC FISH CATCH ASSESSMENT SURVEY (CAS) SYSTEM FOR LAKE VICTORIA. The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is an institution of the East African Community with the mandate to promote Sustainable Management and Development of Fisheries and Aquaculture Resources in the East African Community for Food Security and Wealth Creation.5/5.

      Data from the recorded catch in the fishery, effort estimated from census and other data, and published growth and mortality values are used to assess the Nile perch fishery in Lake Victoria.   Between and , according to the audit, yields of Nile perch on Lake Victoria fell about 5 percent. Further evidence of a population in decline came from the reported size of fish caught.

      Lake Victoria (Nam Lolwe in Luo; Nalubaale in Luganda; Nyanza in Kinyarwanda and some Bantu languages) is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria by the explorer John Hanning Speke, the first Briton to document it. Speke accomplished this in , while on an expedition with Richard Francis Burton to locate the source of the Nile River. The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is a Tripartite Agreement of that involves Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. In addition, the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) is developing a project that, for the first time, ensure that regional fisheries management would operate within a regional framework for environmental action, rather.


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Development of the Lake Victoria fishery by Richard O. Abila Download PDF EPUB FB2

The development of the fishery of Lake Victoria has, on the other hand, had an impact the food security situation for lakeside communities.

The problem of food insecurity in the Lake Victoria region is multi-dimensional, arising from a number of causes. from book The Impact of Species Changes in African Lakes (pp) Assessment of the Nile perch fishery in Lake Victoria Chapter January with Reads.

6 LVF NL P F MNMN PLN NPFMP2 PL 7 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Lake Victoria Nile perch (NP) fishery (fishing and post-harvest activities) is a significant contributor to the social and economic development of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) Partner States (Kenya, Tan-File Size: 1MB.

aspects of the Lake Victoria fishery. The paper concludes that, even though the development of the fishery has certain positive impacts on the lakeside communities and the national economy, the. LVFO Regional Plan of Action for the Development of the Lake Victoria fishery book of Fishing Capacity in Lake Victoria Desiring to conclude the development of the RPOA-Capacity, and implementing it within the framework of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Size: KB.

Lake Victoria supports Africa 's largest inland fishery, with the majority of the catch being the invasive Nile perch, introduced in the Lake in the s. 2 Economic impact. 6 External links.

The cichlid Haplochromis thereuterion is endemic to Lake Victoria. In Michael Graham conducted the first ever systematic Fisheries Survey of. Lake Victoria receives its water additionally from rivers, and thousands of small streams.

The Kagera River is the largest river flowing into this lake, with its mouth on the lake's western shore. Lake Victoria is drained solely by the Nile River near Jinja, Uganda, on the lake's northern nates: 1°S 33°E / 1°S 33°ECoordinates: 1°S.

Fishing is an important cultural, recreational and commercial pursuit in Victoria that contributes significantly to the Victorian economy and jobs.

The Government's Target One Million plan recognised that contribution through the creation of a dedicated Authority to sustainably manage and support the development of fisheries sectors in Victoria.

Impacts of changes in the Lake Victoria fishery on food security (FS) are analysed, focusing on the role that fish and the fish industry play in FS for local communities and national food policy goals. Food has become less available especially to local, non-fishing communities. Local communities have limited and declining access to fish, due to: the export of Nile perch; usage of fishing gear Cited by: The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is a specialized institution of the East African Community (EAC) whose mandate is to coordinate the management and development of fisheries and aquaculture resources in the EAC region.

A Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization, which was held in Kisumu, Kenya, on 30 Juneadopted the. Socio-Economic Analysis of the Fishery Cooperatives of Lake Victoria [Richard Abila] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Co-operatives are generally seen as the means for uplifting the condition of fishermen. Despite this apparent contradictionAuthor: Richard O. Abila. Lake Basin Development Authority () The Technical Annex to the Final Report on the Current and Future Implications of Development to the Aquatic Environment of Lake Victoria.

Chabeda, P. () A Survey of Eutrophication and Water Pollution Load in Four Rivers of the Northern Half of the Lake Basin Development Authority. The fisheries of Lake Victoria Harvesting biomass at the expense of biodiversity Richard Ogutu-Ohwayo Principle: Introduced species can stimulate fisheries but eliminate native biodiversity, with unknown long-term ecosystem effects.

Experience: Chronic overfishing in Lake Victoria followed by a File Size: 17KB. Time series fisheries statistics data mainly from Frame Surveys, Catch Assessment Surveys and Fisheries Annual Statistics Reports for Lake Victoria from – were collected from the Fisheries Development Division in Tanzania.

These surveys and reports comprised relevant information and data on fish catches and fishing : F. Sobo, Yunus D. Mgaya, R. Kayanda, M. Semba. Lake Victoria, with a total catchment area ofkm2 and water surface area of 68, km 2 situated at 1, m above sea level is the world's second largest body of fresh water and the largest freshwater lake in Africa (UNEP, ; LVBC, ).File Size: 1MB.

BMU Development on Lake Victoria S. Heck, C. Kirema-Mukasa, B. Nyandat and J. Owino IUCN Eastern Africa Regional Programme & & Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization IUCN/LVFO Socio-economics of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Phase II Fisheries Management Series Vol.

2 July Funded by NORAD The International Workshop on Community. Arunga, J.O. () A case study of the Lake Victoria Nile perch (Mbuta) fishery. Proceedings of the KMFRI workshop on aquatic resources of Kenya (Mombasa, 13–19 July ), Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute and Kenya National Academy for Advancements of Arts and Sciences, Nairobi, pp.

– Google ScholarCited by: some of the more lightly fished areas of Lake Victoria with no significant harm to the rest of the. fishery (SCULLY ). On the other hand, it would be nearly impossible to keep the small-mesh gillnets out of the parts of Lake Victoria where they are harmful to the fishery, as long as they are permitted in some parts of the lake.

fisheries management, development and research on Lake Victoria. 46 Project 5: Enhance information gathering and dissemination and continue research on limnological, biological and socio-economic aspects of the fish species of Lake Victoria 47 Strategic goal 6: The developing of improved post harvest methods andFile Size: KB.

Get this from a library. Report of the second session of the Sub-Committee for the Development and Management of the Fisheries of Lake Victoria, Rome, October [Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Sub-Committee for the Development and Management of the Fisheries of Lake Victoria.].

Get this from a library! Report of the first session of the sub-committee for the development and management of the fisheries of Lake Victoria, Mwanza, Tanzania, October [Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Committee for Inland Fisheries of Africa.]. Lake Victoria fishery on the decline raising serious questions on the sustainability of fishing as an economic activity and preservation of Lake Victoria as a mutual resource shared between.

An overview of the current status of Lake Victoria fishery: Opportunities, challenges and management strategies. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management, 13(1), pp Journal.