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FAO calls for better management of inland fisheries

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Monday, February 02, 2015, 03:00 (GMT + 9)

Inland fisheries – the network of lakes, rivers and streams that provide fish and freshwater to millions across the world – need to be better managed in order to safeguard their contribution to healthy diets and economies, particularly in developing countries. These are among the key recommendations of international experts at the Global Conference on Inland Fisheries held in Rome last week. During the event leading researchers in the field of fisheries and water management, along with indigenous peoples groups, warned that a dearth of data and sound policies mean that development decisions fail to take into account adverse impacts on inland fisheries. Lakes and rivers are an essential source of protein, micronutrients, vitamins and fats for diets, particularly in developing countries, where more than 60 million people rely on them for their livelihood. S... FULL STORY

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