Alternative livelihood opportunities for marine protected areas fisherwomen
Mr Francis Murray
University of Stirling - IofA
Host Country Institutions:
University of Sierra Leone - Fourah Bay College, Njala University, MEP - Macalister Elliott and Partners
Income of oyster-fisherwomen in at least 40 hourseholds of the Sherbro MPA increased by 45% pa and abundance/ mean-size of adjacent wild-oyster populations increased by at-least 18% over base-line levels.