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Topics: Wild capture commercial fishing and natural fisheries

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  • Slavery at sea, the continued plight of trafficked migrants in Thailand’s fishing industry

    A report documenting human trafficking and the use of violence in the Thai seafood industry, and inaction from the Thai government to prosecute perpetrators or to enforce measur...

  • Broken promises: Why Thailand should stay on Tier 3 in the 2015 US Trafficking in Persons report

    A briefing arguing that Thailand should remain on Tier 3 in the 2015 US Trafficking in Persons Report. The briefing reviews the Thai Government’s actions against the minimum sta...

  • CPWF (Challenge Program on Water and Food)-Mekong: An introduction

    A presentation on the work of the Challenge Program on Water and Food in the Mekong region. The presentation includes a profile of the Mekong river and basin and the Tonle Sap a...

  • Key fisheries issues in the Mekong region

    A draft paper highlighting the key issues related to the use and management of aquatic resources of the Mekong Basin. The author explore three dominant issues that influence the...

  • Tonle Sap information guide (environmental education)

    A guide providing environmentally-focused information on the Tonle Sap Lake. Section one provides basic information and frequently asked questions. Section two covers protected ...

  • Use of indigenous knowledge for conservation and development of fishing career at the Lampao Dam in northeast (Thailand)

    This study examines the development background of the Lampao Dam, Thailand, and the use of ingenious knowledge for conservation and development of fishermen’s careers. The area ...

  • The risk of movement: Migration in Cambodia 2013

    A report exploring the risks faced by Cambodian migrants and their broader systemic context. The report gives an overview of migration for domestic work, forced marriage and fis...

  • Preserving the transboundary fish trade as a rural job source in Lao PDR, Cambodia and Thailand

    A policy brief outlining the economic and social significance of fish trading in Laos, Cambodia and Thailand. The brief summarises a Sustainable Mekong Research Network study wh...

  • Exploitation of Cambodian men at sea

    A case analysis on the Kandal 11, a group of eleven Cambodian males who were exploited on a fishing boat in Thailand. The document provides information on their recruitment, mig...

  • The environmental and social impacts of Lancang dams

    This research brief focuses on the downstream impacts on hydrology, fisheries and sedimentations caused by the Lower Lancang cascade in China. Manwan and Dachaoshan were the fir...

  • Don Sahong Dam, EIA recipe for disaster

    A World Wildlife Fund brief outlining concerns about the environmental impact assessment and mitigation plans for the Don Sahong Dam. The brief discusses possible consequences o...

  • Comparative study of national policies, recruitment channels, and support services in four countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines and Viet Nam

    A presentation summarising research findings on national policies, recruitment channels and support services for migrant fishers. The presenter outlines policies for protection ...

  • (Re)integration of Cambodian trafficked men: Trends in trafficking and available aftercare services

    This research explores trends in trafficking of Cambodian men, the needs of survivors and available aftercare services for them in Cambodia. Trafficking to fishing vessels is a ...

  • Recruitment practices and migrant labor conditions in Nestlé’s Thai shrimp supply chain

    An assessment of recruitment practices and labor conditions at six sites in Thailand that contribute to fishmeal production in Nestlé's shrimp supply chain. The sites included...

  • Imperiled giant fish and mainstream dams in the Lower Mekong Basin: Assessment of current status, threats, and mitigation

    This document outlines the impacts of the Xayaburi dam on five of the Mekong’s largest fish and provides a short discussion about potential impacts to other threatened and...

  • Community theatre project with Sovanna Phum Art Association "Awareness campaign on fishery issues in the Stung Treng province and in Phnom Penh through shadow puppets performances"

    The report of a project using shadow puppet community theatre to communicate information about fisheries issues in Stung Treng province, Cambodia. The project was based on...

  • Discussion on research and conservation of Irrawaddy dolphins in the Ayeyarwady River (following the workshop on Mekong River dolphins)

    A documented discussion on research and conservation of Irrawaddy Dolphins in the Ayeyarwady River. The document lists participants, and their conclusions about surveys, habitat...

  • Fishing for influence: Fisheries science and evidence in water resources development in the Mekong basin

    This paper examines the models and assumptions of policy influence that have underpinned the research effort on Mekong capture fisheries, and presents alternative approaches for...

  • Node and regime: Interdisciplinary analysis of water-energy-food nexus in the Mekong Region

    An article examining the findings and recommendations of a major 'nexus' research-for-development project in the Mekong region. The author begins at the standpoint that...

  • The state of world fisheries and aquaculture, opportunities and challenges

    This status update on the world’s fisheries and aquaculture highlights the significant role they play in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty. Part one...

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