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An inventory of fish species at the urban markets of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo


  • Mujinga, W.
  • Lwamba, J.
  • Mutala, S.
  • Hâ ¿sken, S.M.C.


This study, which aims at analyzing the nutritional value of fish products sold on the fish markets of Lubumbashi, has been conducted by the World Fish center as part of its regional programme "Fisheries and HIV/AIDS in Africa : investing in sustainable solutions". This report contains a map of fish markets of Lubumbashi with analyses of fish species found at these markets, and information about the most common fish species. In addition, a photographic guide of the various types of fish and fish products in their order of importance, depending on the amounts that are available on Lubumbashi markets. was also compiled.

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  • Mujinga, W. & Lwamba, J. & Mutala, S. & Hâ ¿sken, S.M.C., 2010. "An inventory of fish species at the urban markets of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo," Working Papers, The WorldFish Center, number 38977, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:38977

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    1. von Braun, Joachim & Ahmed, Akhter & Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo & Fan, Shenggen & Gulati, Ashok & Hoddinott, John & Pandya-Lorch, Rajul & Rosegrant, Mark W. & Ruel, Marie & Torero, Maximo & van Rheenen, Te, 2008. "High food prices: The what, who, and how of proposed policy actions," Policy briefs 1A, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    Nutritive value; Fisheries; Research;

    JEL classification:

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


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