This is a commentary on Daniel Bromley's paper (The crisis in ocean governance: conceptual confusion, spurious economics, political indifference). Taking into consideration the varied context of small-scale fisheries in developing countries, the authors elaborate on three unstated assumptions: information on the fishery ecology; adequate administrative capacity; and sufficiently transparent governance mechanisms, with avenues of recourse to deter elite resource capture.
From sound economics to sound management: practical solutions to small-scale fisheries governance in the developing world
Ratner, B.D., Baran, E. (2008)
MAST 6(2):29-33 [open access]