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Guidance manual : Management of impacts of irrigation development on fisheries


  • Lorenzen, K.
  • Smith, L.
  • Nguyen Khoa, S.
  • Burton, M.
  • Garaway, C.
  • Worldfish Center
  • International Water Management Institute


This manual is designed for qualified irrigation, fisheries, environmental or social science professionals. It sets out principles, procedures and tools for the assessment and management of the impacts of irrigation development on fisheries for the benefit of rural livelihoods and biodiversity conservation.

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  • Lorenzen, K. & Smith, L. & Nguyen Khoa, S. & Burton, M. & Garaway, C. & Worldfish Center & International Water Management Institute, 2006. "Guidance manual : Management of impacts of irrigation development on fisheries," Working Papers, The WorldFish Center, number 37166, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:37166

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    1. Frank Ellis, 2000. "The Determinants of Rural Livelihood Diversification in Developing Countries," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 51(2), pages 289-302.
    2. Nguyen-Khoa, Sophie & Smith, L. & Lorenzen, K., 2005. "Impacts of irrigation on inland fisheries: appraisals in Laos and Sri Lanka," IWMI Research Reports H037215, International Water Management Institute.
    3. Allison, Edward H. & Ellis, Frank, 2001. "The livelihoods approach and management of small-scale fisheries," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 25(5), pages 377-388, September.
    4. Ellis, Frank, 2000. "Rural Livelihoods and Diversity in Developing Countries," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198296966.
    5. Ravnborg, Helle Munk & Westermann, Olaf, 2002. "Understanding interdependencies: stakeholder identification and negotiation for collective natural resource management," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 73(1), pages 41-56, July.
    6. Pido, M. & Pomeroy, R.S. & Carlos, M.B. & Garces, L.R., 1996. "A handbook for rapid appraisal of fisheries management systems: (version 1)," Working Papers, The WorldFish Center, number 10599, December.
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    Fisheries; Biodiversity; Impact assessment; Ecology; Ecosystems; Irrigation management; Land use; Institutional development;

    JEL classification:

    • Q00 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - General


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