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Title Case studies in fisheries self-governance.
Abstract This FAO Fisheries Technical Paper documents 32 case studies and four syntheses (Canada, Japan, New Zealand and the United States of America) on the role of industry in the governance and management of fisheries. The studies are drawn from ongoing practice in Europe, North America, Japan and Australasia. The types of fisheries cover those for crustaceans, fish, molluscs and echinoderms. In general the scale of the fisheries tends to be small, which has been one of the reasons attributed to their success. In all but one case it is clear that well-defined fishery rights have contributed to the success of the programmes though the initiative for development and adoption of the programmes covers a range of institutional causes. The case studies are intended to inform and provide potential models that may be used in other fisheries.
Year 2008
Job Number A1497/E
Format Book (electronic)
Infotype Case Study;
AGROVOC Japan; New Zealand; Fishery management; Fish industry; Canada; Usa; France; Spain; Australia; Alaska; Chile; Artisanal fisheries; Resource conservation;
Subject Sustainable management and use of fisheries and aquaculture resources
Country Chile; France; Australia; Canada; Japan; New Zealand; Spain; United Kingdom; United States of America;