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Reservoir Fisheries Management in Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR

This report highlights a study on a reservoir fisheries management in Savannakhet province, Laos.The study covers a set of reservoirs and small waterbodies under different management systems (open access, community management, or renting out to individuals). The outcomes of different management systems and practices are studied in terms of their effects on fish stocks and the benefits derived from the fishery. The structure of study is included but not limited into project background, project purpose, research activities, project outputs, and contribution to the outputs. The study concludes that project results are unlikely to lead major policy changes. However, villagers and other stakeholders are interested to increase the existing benefits of community fisheries through improvements in marketing and technical management.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture and fishing
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright Yes
Version / Edition 1.0
License Creative Commons Attribution
Author (individual) Garaway, Caroline J
Author (corporate) Fisheries Management Science Programme
Co-author (individual) Lorenzen, Kai, Bounthanom Chamsingh
Publication place Savannakhet
Publisher Fisheries Management Science Programme
Publication date 1997
Date uploaded June 21, 2015, 09:44 (UTC)
Date modified December 20, 2019, 08:08 (UTC)