Transforming marine resource management in the Republic of Congo
Professor Brendan Godley
Centre for Ecology and Conservation
Host Country Institutions:
DESCRIPTION: Improved food security and poverty reduction in fisheries-dependent coastal communities in the Republic of Congo, resulting from more effective marine resource governance; and stakeholder-led design of an evidenced-based marine spatial plan that includes MPAs and community and industrial fishing zones, that enhance ecological integrity, reduce conflict and conserve biodiversity.
OUTCOME: Improved food security, poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation in coastal communities through effective governance of fisheries resources and implementation of evidence-based marine spatial planning that integrates MPAs and fisheries zones.
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, In Ivan's Wake: Darwin Initiative BAP for the Cayman Islands
, Darwin Marine Biodiversity Action Plan for Gabon
, Darwin Sustainable Artisanal Fisheries Initiative (Peru)
, Delivering an MPA network for fisheries and biodiversity of Central Africa (Republic of Congo and Gabon)
, Linking marine biodiversity conservation and fisher prosperity through marketplace innovation