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Making an Invisible Resource Visible: Integrating Inland Fisheries into the Sustainable Development Goals

Staff Project

Dates

Start Date
2016-10-03
End Date
2019-12-01
Release Date
2017

Summary

Inland fisheries make up more than 50% of all food fish in the world. Sustainable inland fisheries can support global economic development by providing food for billions and livelihood for millions of people worldwide. However, it can be difficult to quantitatively track and evaluate the services that inland fisheries provide to communities, which ultimately means that the contributions of this important sector to global development and sustainability are often undervalued. There is a growing body of evidence that suggests inland fisheries have disproportionate importance for impoverished countries. However, the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the associated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), do not [...]

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Contacts

Principal Investigator :
Abigail J Lynch
Funding Agency :
National CASC
CMS Group :
Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASC) Program

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“Mekong River - Credit: Abby Lych”
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