Catch & Culture Vol. 5, No. 4


Vientiane, Lao PDR, 01 Jun 2000 - 30 Jun 2000

Save the fish or lose the food security

Table of Contents

  1. Save the fish or lose the food security
  2. New MEC fisheries programme initiatives
  3. Mekong countries take the lead in
  4. Fisheries management
  5. Fish migrations and hydrology – how the fishers see it
  6. Migration patterns
  7. Assessment component promotes regional cooperation among taxonomists
  8. Coming up: health checks for fish!
  9. Fish health management: - an action plan is needed for the mekong
  10. Women in aquaculture
  11. Aquaculture development component
  12. New personnel

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Editorial Panel

Editor: Peter Starr

  • Mr Jorgen G. Jensen, Programme Manager (responsible for the operation)
  • Dr K. I. Matics, Information Specialist (in charge of the current publication and Editor of Catch and Culture)
  • Mr Nguyen Van Trong, Programme Officer (Member of the Editorial Panel of Catch and Culture)

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The opinions and interpretation expressed within are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Mekong River Commission

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