Supporting Lake Victoria fisheries management

Building legacy and capacity by providing data security and improving processing methods for fisheries survey data GCRF Funding Cycle2018-19 Principal InvestigatorsRoland Proud SchoolsBiology ODA countriesKenya, Uganda, Tanzania Sustainable Development Goals Goal 11, Goal 12, Goal 14 The Lake Victoria fishery supports c. 35 million people in the East African Community (EAC). The fishery is managed … Read more

Safeguarding heritage for sustainable development of coastal sites in Tanzania

GCRF Funding Cycle2018-19 Principal InvestigatorRichard Bates SchoolsEarth & Environmental Sciences, Computer Science, History ODA countriesTanzania Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 14, Goal 16 The World Heritage site of Kilwa Kisawani was once at the heart of trade along the east coast of Africa. It is is located in one of the poorest regions of Tanzania. Today, the ruins sit … Read more

India’s coastal blue carbon resource

GCRF Funding Cycle2018-19 Principal InvestigatorWilliam Austin SchoolsGeography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesIndia Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 13, Goal 14 Blue Carbon resources offer the potential to become incorporated into frameworks for the implementation of sustainable development goals and to help meet the challenges of the current global climate emergency. The frameworks of the Intergovernmental Panel on … Read more

Essential equipment for multispecies fish stock assessment on Lake Victoria

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorAndrew Brierley SchoolsBiology ODA countriesTanzania, Uganda, Kenya Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 12, Goal 14 The Lake Victoria fishery supports c. 35 million people in the East African Community (EAC). Fisheries ecologists from the School of Biology are working with human-health and fishery partners around Lake Victoria in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya on connected, multidisciplinary … Read more

Effects of COVID-19 on artisanal fishing in the Piura region, Peru

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorsTania Mendo SchoolsBiology ODA countriesPeru Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 12, Goal 14 This project has shed light on the magnitude of the impact of Covid-19 on artisanal fisheries and their associated value chains. While artisanal fishing activities were allowed to continue in Peru, impacts further down the value chain, specifically in transport, … Read more