What influences the form that community-based fisheries management takes in Vanuatu

Vanuatu has a long history of efforts to manage coastal fisheries, from customary practices to various forms of contemporary community-based fisheries management (CBFM) promoted by non-governmental organisations and government projects. In this article we summarise how the experiences and lessons over the last 25 years have shaped the CBFM model Vanuatu now uses.


Tavue, R.B., Neihapi, P., Cohen, P.J., Raubani, J., Bertram, I. (2016)
SPC Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin, (37): 22-34 [open access]