This paper attempts to summarize available knowledge, and identify the gaps in that knowledge, on marine fisheries and fishery resources in the Bay of Bengal region. It provides information on Bangladesh, Burma, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand—their marine fisheries, fishery resources, status of important stocks, etc.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2018Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, China, Myanmar, Indonesia, Kuwait, India, Republic of Korea, Maldives, Thailand
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Ethiopia, Italy, Benin, Madagascar, Sri Lanka
As water becomes scarcer in many countries, governments increasingly have to deal with the considerable challenges of water management. Sound information on water vailability and use is key to shaping water policies that aim to provide equitable and sustainable use of increasingly scarce water resources. Accurate information on agricultural water withdrawal is particularly important to planners and decision-makers involved in water management, as agriculture represents the largest water us er in many countries, representing about 70 percent of total withdrawal worldwide.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019
FAO's AQUASTAT programme, initiated in 1993, aims to meet the demand for information on water resources and use at regional level, with particular emphasis on irrigation and drainage.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJuly, 2018Bahamas, Jamaica
The Bahamas became an FAO member state in 1975. Cooperation has focused on strategic development and increased competitiveness of the country’s agriculture and fisheries sector, with FAO interventions comprising policy and legislative support, technical development projects and rehabilitation and emergency assistance. As a flat and small island developing state (SIDS), the Bahamas is very vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, which makes resilience building an important element of cooperation today.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Italy
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