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Climate Change Implications for Fisheries of Benguela Region

Gemma Hyland
29 November 2012, at 12:00am

ANGOLA - FAO has just released a new proceedings of a workshop, Climate change implications for fisheries of the Benguela current region: Making the best of change. The Workshop looked at ways to reduce vulnerability and increase adaptive capacity of the social-ecological fisheries systems of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem.

The main topics covered include national contexts of climate variability and change and fisheries and a vulnerability assessment of the region's fisheries.

Discussions focused on: aspects of developing a methodology for vulnerability assessment; definition of vulnerability in a fisheries context; potential climate change impacts on, and vulnerability levels of, the different fisheries in the region; and potential short- and medium-term adaptation actions.

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