This is one of 280 summaries describing key outputs from the projects
run by DFID's 10-year Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy
Associated with Projects including D0063, A0987, R7008 and R5027. Three
new tools help show what, where and how fish losses happen between
fisher and consumer. Knowing the size and nature of these losses is the
first step towards prevention. It's an important problem to tackle not
only because millions of fishers, processors and traders make a living
from fish but also because many fisheries globally are threatened.
Proven in West Africa, these methods are already being used in the
Philippines, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Chad, the Gambia and Senegal. FAO
are now helping them spread to the Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mali,
Tanzania, Uganda and Mauritania. Potentially, these tools could also be
adapted and applied to other foods such as fruit, vegetables, crops and
The CD has the following information for this output: Description,
Validation, Current Situation, Environmental Impact. Attached PDF (11
pp.) taken from the CD.
PHF08, New technologies, new processes, new policies: tried-and-tested and ready-to-use results from DFID-funded research, Research Into Use Programme, Aylesford, Kent, UK, ISBN 978-0-9552595-6-2, p 139.