Introducing Fisheries Subsidies


ISSN 0429-9345

FAO
FISHERIES
TECHNICAL
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by
William E. Schrank
Professor
Department of Economics
Memorial University, St. John's
Newfoundland, Canada

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2003

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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

FOREWORD

ABSTRACT

1. THE NATURE OF SUBSIDIES

1.1 Issues
1.2 Economic justification of subsidies and the difficulties created by the existence of subsidies

2. SUBSIDIES AND FISHERIES

2.1 Types of fishery subsidies and why they are introduced
2.2 A selective history of fishery subsidies
2.3 Fisheries management and overfishing
2.4 A global crisis recognized
2.5 The focus on fishery subsidies
2.6 The measurement of fishery subsidies
2.7 The effect of subsidies on sustainability
2.8 International conferences

3. SUBSIDIES AND FISHERIES AT THE END OF 2002: THE POLITICAL DEBATE

ANNEX 1: THE LINKAGE BETWEEN THE SUBSIDY AND ITS EFFECTS

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