Fisheries management for biodiversity conservation in the Brazilian Amazon
Dr Kai Lorenzen
Host Country Institutions:
Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazonia (IPAM)
To evaluate fisheries management approaches to the conservation of floodplain (varzea) habitats and their associated biodiversity.
2 policy and dissemination workshops; 8 students trained in social survey methods; 1 PhD student; commercial fisheries database; household survey database; report on the evaluation of fisheries management strategies for Brazilian Government agencies; 4 scientific papers;
Related Projects: Development of a Conservation Strategy for the Critically Endangered Mekong Giant Catfish