RAP PUBLICATION 2005/24

ASIA-PACIFIC FISHERY COMMISSION
RAP PUBLICATION 2005/24

Mainstreaming fisheries co-management in the
Asia-Pacific

David Brown, Derek Staples and Simon Funge-Smith

Paper prepared for the APFIC Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Fisheries
Co-management in Asia-Pacific
Siem Reap, Cambodia
9-12 August 2005


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok, 2005

 

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Executive summary

1. Introduction

1.1 Fisheries management in Asia-Pacific
1.2 What do we mean by co-management?
1.3 Who are the major players in co-management?
1.3 Who are the major players in co-management?
1.4 Roles and responsibilities of major players

2. The four pillars for successful co-management

2.1 Enabling policy and legal framework
2.2 Empowering communities
2.3 Linkages and institutions
2.4 Resources - people and money

3. Mainstreaming co-management

3.1 Benefits of co-management
3.2 Key issues

References