Artisanal fisherman in Brazil

Mapeamento de Cadeias de Valor da Pesca Artesanal na Costa Amazônica

Na Amazônia, a pesca artesanal é de extrema importância para a subsistência e renda de comunidades tradicionais. Como esta tem um papel central na cultura da região, é de suma importância manter suas contribuições para a conservação dos ecossistemas costeiros e marinhos. Atualmente, diversos gargalos dificultam a estruturação e o desenvolvimento das cadeias de valor (cdvs) da pesca artesanal.

Em 2017, a Conservação Estratégica (CSF-Brasil) concluiu o mapeamento de cdvs da pesca realizadas por comunidades tradicionais na costa da Amazônia brasileira, sendo do: camarão regional no Amapá e Pará; camarão piticaia e branco no Maranhão e do caranguejo-uçá no Pará.

Quantifying the economic value of protected areas in Mexico


p>CSF worked with Mexico’s National Commission for Protected Areas (CONANP) and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) to assess the economic value of the ecosystem services provided by the country's Cabo Pulmo National Park, Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl National Park (Izta-Popo for short), Cozumel Reefs National Park, and Cozumel Island Flora and Fauna Protected Area.

CSF Conservation Strategy Fund California Sonoma Coast abalone fishing

Economic value and impact of recreational abalone fishing


p style="text-align: justify;">Abalone is one of the iconic species of the California coast and supports a recreational fishery enjoyed by over 30,000 anglers annually. Because of the abalone’s reproductive processes and lengthy juvenile period, overexploitation and other detrimental factors can have a long-lasting and potentially catastrophic impact on the population. The numbers of abalone on the coast of California have been declining in recent decades and, as a result, only red abalone may be fished recreationally and only north of the San Francisco Bay. In 2011 the red abalone of Sonoma and Marin Counties suffered from a red tide, an algal bloom that decimated the population.

CSF dives into Indonesia!

Potato Game

The outdoor pavilion in the center of Mimpi Resort Menjangan rang with shouts of “Potatoes! Very Cheap!” “$6 a bag! Who will sell for 6?” “Cheapest in town! Come see my potatoes!” “Who wants to make a deal?” And our course on Economic Tools for Marine Conservation in Indonesia was underway. Twenty-two participants from institutions around the country were engaged in their first economic game, experiencing the principles of microeconomics by participating in a market, and working towards an equilibrium price for a sack of potatoes.

Economic Tools for Marine Conservation - Indonesia 2015

“This course is really helpful for people making decisions or designing projects. By looking at things from an economic perspective, we can take into account the externalities that will likely affect the program.” -Indonesia 2015 Course Graduate

Pesca artesanal en el norte de la Amazonía colombiana: una contribución desde la economía experimental para el diseño de acuerdos de cooperación

Esta publicación se hace gracias al Programa de Becas de Investigaciones Económicas Aplicadas para la Conservación en la Amazonía Andina de la Unidad de Apoyo de ICAA, un programa de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID), a través del cual la becaria recibió apoyo técnico de CSF para llevar a cabo su investigación y publicación.

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