FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 404/1 Use of Property Rights in Fisheries Management













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ISSN 0429-9345

Edited by
Ross Shotton
Fishery Resources Officer
Marine Resources Service
Fishery Resources Division
FAO Fisheries Department

Proceedings of the FishRights99 Conference
Fremantle, Western Australia
11 - 19 November 1999
Mini-course lectures and Core Conference presentations

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Table of Contents


Preface

Foreword

MINI-COURSE

THEORY AND PRACTICE

Introducing Property in Fishery Management - A. Scott
Property Rights as a Means of Economic Organization - R. Arnason
Selection of a Property Rights Management System - L. G. Anderson
Resistance to Changes in Property Rights or, why not ITQs? - B. J. Mccay
Current Property Rights Systems in Fisheries Management - R. Shotton
Group and Community-based Fishing Rights - R. Willmann

APPLICATIONS OF RIGHTS-BASED MANAGEMENT

Management Infrastructure for Rights-based Fishing - D. L. Burke
Legal Planning for Management of Fisheries Using Property Rights - W. Palmer
The Administration of Fisheries Managed by Property Rights - M. Edwards
Administration of Enforcement Mechanisms for Rights-based Fisheries Management Systems - S. Crothers
Fisher Participation in Rights-based Fisheries Management: The New Zealand Experience - M. Harte

CORE CONFERENCE

RIGHTS-BASED FISHERIES MANAGEMENT - GENERAL PERSPECTIVES

Moving through the Narrows: from Open Access to ITQs and Self-government - A. Scott
Common Property Rights: An Alternative to ITQs - F. T. Christy

GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVES

A Minister’s Perspective on Managing New Zealand Fisheries - D. Kidd
Managing Fisheries with Rights in Namibia: A Minister’s Perspective - A. Iyambo
Canadian Experience with Individual Transferable Quotas - D. L. Burke and G. L. Brander

GOVERNMENTS ISSUES

Fishing Rights in South Africa - M. Mayekiso, R. Tilney and J. de Swardt
How “Privatization” can Result in more Government: The Alaska Halibut and Sablefish Experience - P. J. Smith
Towards a Better Future in Fisheries Management: Rights-based Fisheries Management in Western Australia - P.P. Rogers

INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS

Oceania’s Birthright: the Role of rights-based Management in Tuna Fisheries of the Western and Central Pacific - I. Cartwright and A. Willock
The Norwegian Fisheries: An Unregulated Common Property Resource in Transition by the Introduction of Quotas, Closed Access and the Industry’s User-right Perception - J. H. Williams and S. Hammer

ADMINISTRATIVE CHALLENGES

The Development towards Co-management in the Dutch Demersal North Sea Fisheries - W. P. Davidse
Community-based Approaches to the “Fishermen’s Problem” - B. J. McCay
Direction of Future Fishery Management - K. Katsuyama

POLITICS AND THE PROCESS

Are Individual Transferable Quotas a Real Option for Fisheries Management in Uruguay? - E. Bertullo

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES

Industry Perspective on Rights-based Management: The Shetland Experience - J. Goodlad
No rights, no Responsibility - M. France and M. Exel
Rights-based Fisheries Management: A Perspective from the Western United States - R. Moore
Fishing Rights - An Industry Perspective ITQ'S and Fishermen's Attitudes: The Change from Hunter to Farmer - P. Talley
A Comparison of British Columbia’s ITQ Fisheries for Groundfish Trawl and Sablefish: Similar Results from Programmes with Differing Objectives, Designs and Processes - B.R. Turris

STRATEGIC RESPONSES OF INDUSTRY

The Malagasy Prawn Fishery - B. Coûteaux
QMS in Argentina - The Uncommon (?) Tragedy of Property Rights - C.A. Verona

TAKING THE INITIATIVE

Industry Perspectives: Taking the Initiative for the Management of New Zealand’s Commercial Fisheries - M. Harte
Property Rights in Australia's Northern Prawn Fishery - An Industry Perspective - A. Jarrett

COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVES

Rights-based Management: A European Union Perspective - D. Symes
Property Rights and Recreational Fishing, a New Zealand Perspective - Past, Present and Future - M. J. Hetherington
Community Property Rights: Re-Establishing them for a Secure Future for Small-Scale Fisheries - J. Kurien
Managing Artisanal/Small-Scale Fisheries in Developing Countries: The Need for a Complementary Approach - S. Mathew
Saltwater People, Cape York: Mare Nullius and Managing for Native Title - C. Roberts and A. Tanna
Community-Based Fisheries Management in Samoa - J. Kallie, A. Taua and U. Faasili

EXCLUSIVITY OF RIGHTS

Community Perspectives - Exclusivity of Rights - K.K. Viswanathan
The Implications of ITQS: Theory and Context - G. Pálsson
Ngâi Tahu Customary Fisheries Management: Implementation of a Common Language - M. Cassidy
Use Rights and Social Obligations: Questions of Responsibility and Governance - D. Symes

MOVING FORWARD

The Use of Fixed Gear as a Basis for Property Rights Management - F. T. Christy
Some Ideas on the Future of Property Rights in the Fisheries - U. Wijkström
The Way Forward - P. P. Rogers

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