ISSF: Small-scale Fishery Profile - test

SSF Profile

test | 2007
Fishery name test
SSF Defined? No
SSF Definition (if applicable)
Data time frame 2007
Contributor Staff (ISSF Staff)
Contribution date 01/14/2020
Geographic Scope
Regional Africa
Main Characteristics
Name Value Units
SSF type(s): Indigenous
Ecosystem type(s): Freshwater
Ecosystem detailed type(s): Lake
Term(s) used to refer to SSF: Small-scale
Main gear type(s):
Main SSF vessel type(s): Raft
Average length of SSF vessel: Metres
Typical engine size (HP): Horsepower
Typical number of crew: Crew members
Number of day fishing per year: Days per year fishing
Total number of SS fishers: 300 Fishers
Percent of SS fishers full-time: 10 Percent
Percent of SS fishers women: 20 Percent
Total number of households in the location: 1000 Households
Percent of households participating in SSF: 10 Percent
Percent of household income from SSF (harvest and post-harvest: 50 Percent
Post-harvest activity(ies) in the location: Processing (cooking, drying, salting, smoking, etc.)
Percent of women in post-harvest: 80 Percent
Percent of children in post-harvest: 10 Percent
Percent of total income or GDP in the location coming from SSF: 10 Percent
Other non-fishing livelihood activities SS fishing people participate in: Small own-business - 60 Percent of women involved (%):
Wage/hired labour - 10 Percent of women involved (%):
SSF market and distribution channel(s): Sold in local markets - 50 Percent
Sold to outside markets - 40 Percent
Going to non-food uses - 10 Percent
Number of years SSF have existed in the location: 10 to 30 years
How are SS fishers regarded by other members of society? Moderately (fishers are somewhat recognized for their contributions to the society)
Is fishing considered (by SS fishers) an occupation of last resort? Somewhat
Governance mode(s) in SSF: Other: test
Property rights held by SS fishers: Individual
Access held by SS fishers: Not secured
Key rules, regulations, instruments and measures used to manage SSF: Fishing effort restriction
Major concerns/issues affecting SSF (which make them vulnerable or threaten their viability: Climate/environmental changes

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