Carrots and sticks: incentives to conserve hilsa fish
Dr Essam Yassin Mohammed
Host Country Institutions:
WorldFish Center, Department of Fisheries The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Yangon University, NAG Network Activities Group
Cost-effective and scientifically-researched ‘incentive-based’ sustainable hilsa management scheme is designed, reducing threats to biodiversity and contributing to poverty alleviation by maintaining a food source and continued employment for small-scale fishers.