Enhancement of Adaptation Strategies of Coastal Communities Dependent on Coastal Panaeid Shrimps Fisheries to Impacts of Climate Change and Variability in Coast Region, Tanzania


Author(s) Alfred, N.N. Muzuka, Kahitira M. Bwire, Mwanahija Shalli, Margareth Kyewalyanga, Gay M. Jacob, Lilian Ibengwe
Summary The present work, which was conducted in the Bagamoyo and Rufiji Districts, Coast Region, aimed at contributing towards mitigation and adaptation to impacts of climate change and variability on coastal communities dependent on coastal panaeid shrimp fisheries. Specifically, the study intended to:
(a) identify existing fishing systems and factors influencing panaeid shrimp abundances and yields through collection of meteorological data discharges of the Rufiji, Ruvu and Wami rivers;
(b) establish indigenous knowledge base on adaptation to climate change and variability; and
(c) develop capacity in remote sensing and image processing for assessing coastal productivity.
Doc Type Report
Status Published on 14/02/11
Notes UNESCO/IOC Chair in Marine Technology at the Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar Es Salaam: Technical Report
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Created at 11:00 on 14 Feb 2011 by Elena IASYREVA
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