Fisheries policy content and direction in Asian APFIC member countries

RAP PUBLICATION 2006/23

Fisheries policy content and direction in Asian APFIC member countries


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Regional Office For Asia And The Pacific
Bangkok
, 2006

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD

1. Introduction and some methodological comment

2. Regional synthesis

2.1 The use of policy targets

2.2 Natural resource management issues

2.3 Financial/economic and marketing issues

2.4 Socio-economic and poverty issues

3. Overall conclusions

Appendix A: Bibliography

Appendix B: Individual country information on policy content

Table Template

Bangladesh

Cambodia

China

India

Indonesia

Japan

Malaysia

Myanmar

Pakistan

Philippines

Republic of Korea

Sri Lanka

Thailand

Viet Nam

Summary of individual table responses

List of figures

Figure 1: Use of policy targets

Figure 2: Natural Resource Management issues (1)

Figure 3: Natural Resource Management issues (2)

Figure 4: Financial/economic and marketing issues

Figure 5: Socio-economic and poverty issues

List of boxes

Box 1: Capture fisheries management targets in Cambodia

Box 2: Some aspects of Japan’s policy on tuna IUU

Box 3: Cambodia’s policy on community management

Box 4: Conflict resolution in Sri Lankan policy

Box 5: Use rights in Japan and China

Box 6: Use of subsidies in Sri Lanka

Box 7: Micro-finance programmes in India and the Philippines