Development and Use of an Electronic Fish Catch Assessment System for the African Great Lakes (AGL)

Authored by jndiba

Fish Catch Assessment (CAS) data is required to guide sustainable management of fisheries resources.  It monitors removals and changes in fishing effort, abundance of major commercial species and is used to estimate fishing efforts to guide fishery managers in controlling overfishing. The collection of fisheries data in AGL has been very costly leading to inconsistency and gaps in capturing data across years and seasons as well as restrictions in geographical coverage. However, Catch Assessment Survey data has been collected on paper forms in Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika all along.

Promoting Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Cage Aquaculture (PESCA)

Authored by Evans A.K. Miriti

This project contributes to the Theme on Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Management in the African Great Lakes Region (AGLR) and the intervention on cage aquaculture which among the priority interventions identified during the African Great Lakes Conference (AGLC) of 5-7th May 2017 that was supported under the African Great Lakes Conservation Fund (AGLF).