International Journal of
Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Fish. Aquac.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9839
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJFA
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 234

Table of Content: January-June 2022; 14(1)

May 2022

Socio-economic characteristics of the fishing fleets operating in Benin, West Africa

The fishery industry plays a paramount role in poverty alleviation, food security and job creation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Scientific attempts to characterize the sector are however limited. This study used primary and secondary data from 2014 to 2018 to characterize fishing fleets and the diversity of fish species landed in Benin. Primary data were collected via face-to-face interviews and focus group discussions with...

Author(s): Simon Ahouansou Montcho, Setondé Constant Gnansounou, Josiane Flora Chadare,  Kolawolé Valère Salako, Zacharie Sohou, Pierre Failler, Romain  Glèlè Kakaï and  Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo,