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Title: Socio-economic Dimensions of Seaweed Farming in Solomon Islands

Author: M.Kronen

Source: SPC/FAO

Keywords:  Seaweed farming, socio-economics, Solomon islands

Abstract : The major objective of this study is to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the socio-economic dimensions of seaweed farming in the Solomon Islands as part of a global review of the social and economic dimensions of seaweed aquaculture. Due to the available time and financial budget provided, the Wagina seaweed farming community, one of the four major seaweed production areas in the Solomon Islands, was selected for carrying out an in-depth field survey. The selection was made in close cooperation with the Aquaculture Division of the Solomon Island’s Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR).

Authors : Romeo D. Fortes, Ph. D.
Title : Review of techniques and practices in controlling tilapia populations and identification of methods that may habe practical applications in Nauru ...
Source : SPC
Date : May 2005
Keywords : tilapia ; techniques and practices ; tilapia populations
Authors : S.R. Lindsay ; E. Ledua ; J. Stanley
Title : Regional assessment of the commercial viability for marine ornamental aquaculture within the Pacific Islands
Source : SPC
Date : January 2004
Keywords : marine ornamental
Abstract : This report provides a regional overview of the status of the marine ornamental trade and an assessment of the role for aquaculture. It has a detailed profile of statistics and contacts for those countries which have been active in the ornamental trade.

Authors:  Nadia Chagnaud

Title: Potential application of GIS tools in strategic planning for freshwater aquaculture in SPC countries

Source: SPC

Date: March 2008

Keywords: Geographic information system (GIS), aquaculture development

Abstract: The objective of this project was to assess the capabilities of a geographic information system (GIS) to provide relevant information to plan for aquaculture development in Pacific Island countries. The power of such a tool results from its capacity to combine different spatial (i.e. geographically coordinated) data to produce comprehensive and integrated information that can be easily analysed and visualised.
Authors : J. Richard Arthur, David Hurwood, Edward R. Lovell, Melba G. Bondad-Reantaso, Peter B. Mather
Title : Pathogen and Ecological Risk Analysis for the Introduction of Giant River Prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii,
Source : SPC
Date : August 2004
Keywords : Macrobrachium rosenbergii ; Pathogen ; Risk
Abstract : This report covers the result of the Import Risk Assessment (IRA) for the proposed introduction of the giant river prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) from Fiji to the Cook Islands. This risk assesment has been developed to serve as a model for consideration of other such translocations for countries in the Pacific region.
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