FAUNAGUA (Institute for Action-Research on Hydrobiological Resources) is a non-governmental non-profit organization, created in 2004. It has since then implemented a number of research projects oriented to sustainable local development, within the overall framework of conservation and management of the hydrobiological resources and wetlands of Bolivia .

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I Bolivian Congress of Ichthyology

01/06/2017

The I Bolivian Congress of Ichthyology ("From Fish to Fisheries Management") will take place in Cochabamba town (Bolivia) from the 26th to the 28th of October 2017. For more information…


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The "Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Law" (Law No. 938) has been promulgated !!!

The 3th of May 2017, the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia promulgated Law No. 938, "Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Law". This new law regulates and promotes the…


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Sponsoring dolphin conservation !!!

During the last 10 years FAUNAGUA, in cooperation with WWF and Fundación OMACHA, has been active in aquatic mammal conservation in the Bolivian Amazon. We focus our work on the Bolivian river …


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News of FAUNAGUA

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A new book on invasive "paiche" (pirarucu) (Arapaima gigas) in Bolivia !!!!

04/03/2017

FAUNAGUA, supported by INIAF and the World Bank, and in the framework of the Fish for Food (PPV) project, supported by IDRC and Global Affairs, published the book "Baseline for the use and…

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Fourth Bulletin of the Fish for Food project (PPV II)

15/08/2017

The fourth bulletin of the Amazon Fish for Food Project, in which FAUNAGUA participates actively, pays homage to the talented men and women who are dedicated to building Bolivia’s future. The Project c…

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Folleto pesca artesanal

11/07/2016

En el marco de un intercambio entre pescadores de Bolivia, Brasil, Congo y Burundi se realizó un folleto sobre la importancia mundial de la pesca artesanal. Disponible en dos idiomas (esp y fra).

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Expedición INIA 2017
Expedición INIA 2017
Peces para la Vida II: Improving the contribution of fish to food security in Bolivia
Peces para la Vida II: Improving the contribution of fish to food security in Bolivia
Difusión de informacion sobre Inia boliviensis
Difusión de informacion sobre Inia boliviensis
Elaboration of the management plan of National Park  Tunari (Bolivia)
Elaboration of the management plan of National Park Tunari (Bolivia)

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