The wetlands of Lake Victoria, new approaches for understanding their regional and global importance

S. Loiselle, L. Bracchini, F. Kansiime, M. Ikiara, C. Perrings, C. Rossi

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Abstract

Lake Victoria is the world's largest tropical lake and the second largest lake on the planet. It has a surface area of 68,800 km2 and a catch of 284,000 km2. The Lake Victoria shoreline of 3500 km is managed by three nations. The wetland provides a number of important secondary income services both directly and indirect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)489-498
Number of pages10
JournalAdvances in Ecological Sciences
Volume18
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003
Externally publishedYes
EventFourth International Conference on Ecosystems and Sustainable Development ECOSUD IV - Siena, Italy
Duration: Jun 4 2003Jun 6 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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