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Lake Malawi Tilapia (chambo) fish species is widely consumed and forms the most important commercial fishery in Lake Malawi. However, as a highly perishable commodity, knowledge regarding how long fresh fish would remain in acceptable and safe condition in storage is indispensable for consumers and ...

Author(s)
Kapute, F.; Likongwe, J.; Kang'ombe, J.; Kiiyukia, C.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2013, 13, 1, pp 7138-7156

This study aims at mapping changes in landuse in the Lake Tanganyika micro-catchments in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It also aimed at assessing the level of pollution of L. Tanganyika resulting from offloaded material and nutrients from these rivers draining into the lake from the...

Author(s)
Azanga, E.; Majaliwa, J. G. M.; Kansiime, F.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Second RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference on "Building capacity for food security in Africa", Entebbe, Uganda, 20-24 September 2010, 2010, pp 579-584

This paper provides an overview of the research to be conducted in Lake Malombe in Malawi. The changes that have taken place in Lake Malombe fishery have had major social and economic consequences on communities around the lake. In Malawi, the Department of Fisheries recognizes that many fish...

Author(s)
Singini, W.; Matiya, G.; Kaunda, E.; Kasulo, V.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Second RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference on "Building capacity for food security in Africa", Entebbe, Uganda, 20-24 September 2010, 2010, pp 1281-1285

This study looks at a mid-water pair trawl as a possible fishing gear for exploiting the pelagic fish in Lake Malawi using the two boat technique. A new design of a mid-water pair trawl was developed from a proto-type. Linear dimension specifications of the proto-type design were scaled down to new ...

Author(s)
Thengo, K. M.; Hreinsson, E.
Publisher
United Nations University, Fisheries Training Programme, Reykjavik, Iceland
Citation
Experimental design of a midwater pair trawl for small pair boats on Lake Malawi, 2009, pp 30 pp.

The annual frame survey, a complete census of basic fishery characteristics, is a routine activity of the Department of Fisheries of Malawi for the purpose of planning and management. During these surveys all landing sites within the main water bodies, i.e. Lakes Malawi, Chilwa, Malombe and Chiuta, ...

Author(s)
Kanyerere, G. Z.; Banda, M. C.; Chilora, B.; Nyasulu, T. E.; Ngochera, M. J.; Kaonga, D.
Publisher
Government of Malawi, Department of Fisheries, Lilongwe, Malawi
Citation
Annual Frame Survey, September, 2008, 2009, pp iv + 22 pp.

Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN) in collaboration with Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) Japan, National Agricultural Research Center Japan (NARC), Keio University Japan, e-Lab Japan and other Japanese teams installed Filed Server and its Wireless network in the high altitude Everest...

Author(s)
Mahabir Pun; Bhushan Shrestha; Upadhaya, G. R.; Prashant Manandhar; Indiver Badal
Publisher
Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
World conference on agricultural information and IT, IAALD AFITA WCCA 2008, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan, 24 - 27 August, 2008, 2008, pp 267-275

Lake Malawi inshore water stocks are depleted due to over-fishing and habitat degradation. Over-fishing has been attributed to weak enforcement and management systems. Consequently, over-fishing has resulted in decline of most important commercial fish species such as Chambo and Kampango as well as ...

Author(s)
Banda, M. C.
Publisher
Government of Malawi, Department of Fisheries, Lilongwe, Malawi
Citation
Lake Malawi Gillnet Fishery Management Policy Brief, 2009, pp 19 pp.

In the Lake Chilwa basin in Southern Malawi, there is an incessant annual occurrence of fire. This paper attempts to bring forth a first approximation of local knowledge as to the rationale behind the fires. Semi-structured household interviews, focus group meetings and key informants, were used to ...

Author(s)
Mloza-Banda, H. R.
Publisher
Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi
Citation
Bunda Journal of Agriculture, Environmental Science and Technology, 2005, 3, 1, pp 13-27

The frame survey indicated changes in all effort indicators and fishing patterns in Mangochi District between 2003 and 2005. The number of gear owners, crew members, plank boats, fishing gears such as kandwindwi, kambuzi, mosquito, nkacha, longlines, handlines and gill nets have decreased while...

Publisher
Government of Malawi, Department of Fisheries, Lilongwe, Malawi
Citation
Frame Survey Report for Mangochi District, Lake Malawi, 2005, pp 34 pp.

The annual frame survey, a complete census of basic fishery characteristics, is a routine activity of the Department of Fisheries of Malawi for the purpose of planning and management. During these surveys all landing sites within the main water bodies, i.e. Lakes Malawi, Chilwa, Malombe and Chiuta, ...

Author(s)
Banda, M. C.; Kanyerere, G. Z.; Ngochera, M. J.; Nyasulu, T. E.; Manase, M. M.; Sungani, H. H.
Publisher
Government of Malawi, Department of Fisheries, Lilongwe, Malawi
Citation
Annual frame survey report for all water bodies in Malawi, 2005, 2005, pp 78 pp.

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