ARF-2.1 Inland fisheries in Benin

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Main consortium partner: Actions pour l’Environnement et le Développement Durable (ACED)

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Applied Research Fund (ARF) Call 2 Round 1.
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What does the fisherman want?

Despite its contribution to the livelihoods of more than 300,000 individuals, to food security and nutrition in Benin, the fishery sector receives less attention from research and policymakers compared to other agricultural sectors. A study conducted among 1,066 inland fishers (including 227 fisherwomen) provided critical information about their activities, vulnerability, resilience and water sharing rules. »