Lake Niassa

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Conservation programs need to be cognizant of the inherent risks and short-term costs that communities may perceive when being asked to adopt alternative practices – such as changes in fishing methods or bans on certain practices introduced in Lake Niassa. To address concerns for community members in the area, the partnership organized an exchange program to Quirimbas National Park where these practices were already underway. This resulted in better understanding, open dialogue and opportunities for community members to take ownership of the management of their own resources.

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