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Proceedings of a 1979 conference held jointly in Manila by ICLARM and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture. The conference sought to provide an overview of integrated agriculture-aquaculture farming systems currently practised in Southeast Asian countries.
This workshop deals with some of the problems in connection with the Extended Economic Zone in the Southeast Asia area. Two of the major problems, resource allocation and implementation of fishery management plans, are given special consideration by the workshop. Background papers were prepared by five experts from the region and are presented in this report.
Recent research findings related to the technology and socioeconomics of small-scale municipal fishermen in the Philippines and the "open-access" resources they exploit are reviewed. Evidence is provided of a trend towards overfishing of Philippine coastal waters, and of a willingness among fishermen to consider alternative activities to capture fishing.