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Vol.6(8), pp. 94-103 , August 2014
DOI: 10.5897/IJFA13.0363
ISSN: 2006-9839



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Implementing a unified methodology for fisheries management (UMFM) in fresh water in Morocco



Laamiri Mohamed Badr
  • Laamiri Mohamed Badr
  • Faculty of Science, Mohamed V-Agdal University, BP 1014, Rabat, Avenue Ibn Battouta, Agdal, Rabat, Morocco.
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Oufrid Salwa
  • Oufrid Salwa
  • Department of Biology, Chouaib Doukkali University, 2, Avenue Mohamed Ben Larbi Alaoui, El Jadida, Morocco
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Yahyaoui Ahmed
  • Yahyaoui Ahmed
  • Faculty of Science, Mohamed V-Agdal University, BP 1014, Rabat, Avenue Ibn Battouta, Agdal, Rabat, Morocco
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 Received: 19 April 2013  Accepted: 28 October 2013  Published: 31 August 2014

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The ecosystem approach for fisheries management in fresh water is based on the application of appropriate methodologies and tools to promote sustainable production of goods and services with least possible environmental impact and the highest possible economic and social yield.  In this paper, we develop a unified methodology for fisheries management (UMFM) in fresh water in Morocco in order to better plan, organize, manage the sector in a manner that provides sustainable goods and services and contributes to human well-being and equity for all relevant stakeholders. The UMFM Framework describes the various activities required for the implementation of the ecosystem approach to fisheries, developed by integrating, as appropriate, 29 processes involved around six knowledge areas. Some lead to specific fisheries objectives, such as fisheries, marketing, and quality management. Others provide methods to achieve the objectives, such as those related to stakeholders, research and risk management. These processes are logically grouped into four iterative steps: Scoping and diagnostic process group, planning process group, implementing process group and monitoring and controlling process group. This framework, developed from the best practices, will increase the chances to ensure sustainable fisheries, and which best meet the needs of recreational and commercial fishers, or of fishers and non-consumptive users of the resource.
 
Keywords: Methodology, process, Moroccan reservoirs, fisheries management, ecosystem approach to fisheries.

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APA Badr, L. M., Salwa, O., & Ahmed, Y. (2014). Implementing a unified methodology for fisheries management (UMFM) in fresh water in Morocco. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture, 6(8), 94-103.
Chicago Laamiri Mohamed Badr, Oufrid Salwa and Yahyaoui Ahmed. "Implementing a unified methodology for fisheries management (UMFM) in fresh water in Morocco." International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture 6, no. 8 (2014): 94-103.
MLA Laamiri Mohamed Badr, Oufrid Salwa and Yahyaoui Ahmed. "Implementing a unified methodology for fisheries management (UMFM) in fresh water in Morocco." International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture 6.8 (2014): 94-103.
   
DOI 10.5897/IJFA13.0363
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/IJFA/article-abstract/86046EE47070

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