Conservation in practice: Fish Rescue at a Hydro Power Development Site in the Upper Victoria Nile Saves Critically Endangered Fish Species

We depend on biodiversity and its conservation is therefore important. For some days in January, a team of fellow scientists and coxswains I am part of endured several depths of mad to execute a conservation effort by rescuing fish at a dam construction site on the upper Victoria Nile. Developing projects need to consider biodiversity…

Needs for improved capacity for ecosystem modeling on the African Great Lakes

Ecosystem modeling is key to guide ecosystem based fishery management-EBFM. In a new paper, I and colleagues at the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (http://www.firi.go.ug/) in Uganda have highlighted some considerations that should be made to activate ecosystem modeling on inland water bodies in Africa. The paper whose tittle is; Paradigm shifts required to promote…