Artisanal fishing, sustainable development and co-management of resources : analysis of a successful project in West Africa

This document reports on a project for the co-management and valorization of fisheries resources, carried out by IUCN Guinea-Bissau since 1991 (Rio Grande de Buba region). It aims to provide a summary analysis of the approach taken by the project and its achievements, in order to provide a set of guidelines and lessons learned which will enable replication of the project in other sites.