Fisheries production in the Lower Mekong Countries

Datasets on fisheries production in the Lower Mekong Countries. One dataset was compiled by Open Development Mekong (ODM) from multiple sources including Ministry statistics, news report, and publications. Disaggregated data (by wild capture and aquaculture) is only availble for all countries in 2013 and 2014. Total production data is not available for Laos in 2015 and only available for Vietnam in 2016. Other dataset from World Development Indicators (WDI)/World Bank

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Fish farming and aquaculture
  • Fishing fisheries and aquaculture
  • Wild capture commercial fishing and natural fisheries
Language
  • English
Use limitations Wild capture and aquaculture data is only availble for all countries in 2013 and 2014. Total production data is not available for Laos in 2015 and only available for Vietnam in 2016. No known access and use constraints for WDI data.
Dataset reference date October 13, 2017
GeoNames
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Process Step Data was extracted from government reports, news, and publications. Simple calculation was made to extract wild capture data and has been noted in the Source column of the CSV file. WDI data - extracted from global dataset
Lineage (1) ODC Fisheries production page quoting Ministry statistics. https://opendevelopmentcambodia.net/topics/fisheries-production/. Accessed October 12, 2017. (2) Ban Sokrith 2016 "Govt: illegal fishing on rise". Khmer Times. 29 February 2016. http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/22020/gov---t--illegal-fishing-on-rise/ (3) ODM calculation based on data from http://www.seafdec.org/documents/49cm_wp06-3.pdf. Accessed 8 October 2017 (4) Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center. "Southeast Asian state of fisheries and aquaculture (SEASONFIA) 2017". April 2017. https://www.seafood-tip.com/sourcing-intelligence/countries/myanmar/. Accessed 8 October 2017 (5) World Fishing and Aquaculture. “Thailand steps up enforcement to avoid EU import ban”, 11 Feb 2016. http://www.worldfishing.net/news101/regional-focus/thailand-steps-up-enforcement-to-avoid-eu-import-ban (6) General Statistics Office of Vietnam. "Agriculture, forestry and fishing". https://www.gso.gov.vn/default_en.aspx?tabid=778. Accessed 8 October 2017 (7) Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers. “Fishery profiles”. http://mseafood.vasep.com.vn/685/onecontent/fishery-profile.htm. Accessed 8 October 2017 WDI data: https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/ER.FSH.PROD.MT?locations=KH-LA-MM-TH-VN&view=chart
Responsible party Open Development Mekong WDI
Metadata creator information See WDI metadata files
Attributes See WDI metadata files
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright No
Version 1
Date uploaded October 13, 2017, 03:23 (UTC)
Date modified March 26, 2019, 03:11 (UTC)