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The Role of Fisheries' Marketing Extension on Development of Nile Fisheries' Production and Marketing Case study of Fishermen and Merchants in Almorda Market – Omdurman Locality – Khartoum St

Abstract The purpose of the study was to study the role of fisheries' marketing extention on development of nile fisheries' production and marketing for fishermen and merchants in Almorda fish market in Omdurman Locality in Khartoum State. To achieve this purpose adescriptive analytical approach was used to collect the field data. And A systemic random sampling approach was used to select a sample size of 100 Respondents (50 fishermen and 50 merchant( in Almorda Fish Market in Khartoum State...

Changing Gender Roles In The Fishing Industry In Homa Bay County, Kenya 1900 To 2012: A Descriptive Study

Abstract Fishing Is One Of The Oldest Occupations Of Mankind. Studies Done On Gender Roles In The Fishing Industry In Lake Victoria In Kenya Indicate That Traditionally, Both Men And Women Were Involved In Fisheries But Each Performed Different Roles Which Were Culturally Defined. This Study Focused On The Fishing Industry In Lake Victoria Specifically Kendu Bay And Homa Lime Fishing Bays Located In Homa Bay County Of Kenya. The Development Of Fisheries In Homa Bay County Is Faced With Sever...

Employee Behavior and Organizational Performance in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Kampala-Uganda

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of employee behavior on organization performance in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries in Uganda. The study was guided by the following objectives, to identify the causes of poor performance in the ministry, to examine the influence of employee behavior on performance of workers, and to establish the solutions to poor organisational performance in the ministry of Agriculture, Animal husbandry and fisheri...

Stock Assessment And Socio-Economic Characterization Of Fisheries In Lake Baringo, Kenya

ABSTRACT The fisheries sector is significant to socio-economic development through provision of employment, income and food security. Global fisheries resources face unsustainable fishing pressure. In Kenya, unsustainable harvesting is due to use of management measures not informed by stock assessment studies. The aim of this study was to conduct stock assessment and characterize socio-economic dynamics for Lake Baringo Fisheries management. Stock assessment studies featured estimation of bio...

Knowledge, Perception, And Experience Of Participants In The Invisible Fisher’s Intervention In The Volta And Central Regions Of Ghana

ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Anaemia continues to remain one of the world‘s public health concerns which affects people of all life stages. It has a global prevalence of 32.9% and particularly affects the Sub-Sahara regions. In Ghana, there is an anaemia prevalence of 42% in women if the reproductive age group. Several interventions have been put in place to curb this public health concern in the country but the prevalence remains at an alarmingly high rate. A pilot study (Invisible fisher‘s inte...

PERCEIVED EFFECT OF THE INTEGRATED COASTAL FISHERIES GOVERNANCE PROGRAMME ON FOOD SECURITY STATUS OF FISHING HOUSEHOLDS IN SHAMA DISTRICT IN THE WESTERN REGION OF GHANA

ABSTRACT This study sought to find out the effect of the Integrated Coastal Fisheries Governance programme on the food security status of households in shama districts. A multistage sampling technique was used to select 140 fishermen in shama district and structured interviews schedules were used to collect data from the respondents. The data collected from the respondents were analysed using descriptive statistics, and binary logistic regression analysis. A description of the Integrated Co...

Perceived Effect Of The Integrated Coastal Fisheries Governance Programme On Food Security Status Of Fishing Households In Shama District In The Western Region Of Ghana.

ABSTRACT This study sought to find out the effect of the Integrated Coastal Fisheries Governance programme on the food security status of households in shama districts. A multistage sampling technique was used to select 140 fishermen in shama district and structured interviews schedules were used to collect data from the respondents. The data collected from the respondents were analysed using descriptive statistics, and binary logistic regression analysis. A description of the Integrated Co...

Integration Of Ethno-Fishery Into Modern Fisheries Management In Mwanza Region Tanzania

ABSTRACT This thesis presents results of a study that examined local indigenous knowledge and traditional management practices in Kayenze ward in Ilemela, Mwanza Region.The general objective of the study was to investigate and propose ways to integrate ethno-fishery knowledge into modern fisheries management. More specifically the study examines the extent to which local fishers utilize their knowledge, attitudes and skills in fisheries management. Further the study assesses issues which neg...

2003 Fisheries Management Act and Compliance of Fishermen in Lake Victoria, Igombe Fishing Village Tanzania

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study was to investigate the 2003 Fisheries’ Management Act and compliance of Fishermen in Lake Victoria, Igombe Fishing Village Tanzania. A comparison was done between various factors to establish reasons for the prevalent trend. Relevant literature was reviewed based on the study objectives. The study was based on descriptive survey method. A total of 150 respondents from the Igombe fishing community gave responses to Questionnaires that had close and ope...

FINANCIAL LITERACY, MICROFINANCE, AND PERFORMANCE OF ARTISANAL FISHERMEN IN ELMINA FISHING COMMUNITY

ABSTRACT The growth of Ghana’s fishing sector has been spectacular in the past years leading to the sector generating more than GHS1billion in revenue annually and accounting for 4.5 percent of Ghana’s GDP while creating employment for about 210,000 people directly in the sector. However, the financial literacy of the fishing community in Ghana is reported to be low with an unimpressive performance. The study investigated the relationship between financial literacy, microcredit, and perf...

An Assessment Of Activities Of Multinational Oil Companies And Their Effects On The Marine Fisheries Industry In Ghana Since 2007

ABSTRACT Oil and gas resources have the potential to generate revenue for its host country. Ghana’s oil find in commercial quantities marked the beginning of an oil industry in the country. Expectations from various stakeholders have been very high, especially the local communities. On the other hand many have cautioned that if proper management structures are not put in place, Ghana may be treading the path of other developing countries where oil discoveries have become a “curse” rathe...

Assessment Of Modern Technological Application On The Improvement Of Small Scale Fishing Industry In: A Case Of Ilemela District, Tanzania

ABSTRACT This study was carried out in Ilemela District, Mwanza. The objective of the study was assessment of technological application on the improvement of small scale fishing industry in Tanzania. A descriptive study with cross-sectional design and non experimental design were used in order to assess the technological application on the improvement of small scale fishing industry in Tanzania. Questionnaires, In-depth interviews, focus group discussion and intensive documentary reviews wer...

Co-Management Strategy In Mitigating Fisheries Conflicts In Homa Bay County, Kenya

ABSTRACT There has been conflict in the fishing industry world over. Fisheries conflicts are among the persistent problems affecting the security of food, livelihoods and fishing environments crucial to poor fishing communities in developing countries. In Kenya, the same has been a major problem and it has taken government’s efforts to curb. One of the strategies introduced more so in Homa Bay County is the Co-Management Strategy in which all stakeholders are involved. Although this co-mana...

Effects Of Weather And Climate Variability On Fishing Activities And Fishers’ Adaptive Capacity In Mbita Division - Homa Bay County, Kenya

Fisher-folk depend for a major part of their livelihood on natural resources whose distribution and productivity are known to be influenced by climate dynamics. Research has shown that small-scale fisher-folk in the developing countries are more vulnerable to climate variability due to their high reliance on fisheries and poor adaptive capacity. However most studies so far have concentrated on climate-driven changes in ocean productivity and its impact on fish distribution and production part...

Post-Harvest Losses In Artisanal Fisheries Production In Mtera Dam, Tanzania

ABSTRACT A study was conducted to determine the effect of post-harvest losses on artisanal fisheries production in Mtera Dam, Tanzania, based on specific objectives: (1) to analyze factors associated to post harvest loss, (2)to quantify the amount in post harvest losses at Mtera Dam, and (3) to evaluate mitigation measuresto overcome post-harvest losses. A cross-sectional research design was adopted whereby both quantitative and qualitative research approaches were used. The sample size of th...


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