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Partnerships in deep pool co-management: linking citizens, civil society and the State

In response to citizens' calls for support, the Fisheries Administration, the Culture and Environment Preservation Association (CEPA), a local NGO, and Salaphoum researchers, with technical and financial support from Wetland Alliance, have joined ...

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Analysis of power in fisheries co-management: experiences from Malawi

In this article we analyze co-management arrangements in Malawi through the lenses of the concept of power. We focus the analysis at the local level where most of the more important actors operate. These include the fishing communities and the Department ...

Type: Publication

Learning and adaptation: the role of fisheries comanagement in building resilient social-ecological systems

This chapter focuses on how robust self-organizations can be formed within fisheries co-management systems. Over the last 30 years, co-management has been increasingly advocated as a blueprint solution for small-scale fisheries crisis. Many governments, ...

Type: Publication

Computer graphics for co-management

Inadequate communication between the stakeholders in fisheries is one of the main constraints to progress in improving management. Fishers and managers rarely grasp the full implications of what scientists understand. Employed scientists and managers ...

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Empowerment reform, yes ... but empowerment of whom? Fisheries decentralization reforms in developing countries: as critical assessment with specific reference to poverty reduction

In contrast with the previous view, which placed the State as a central element for economic development and progressive social changes, the current literature on development now advocates the role of civil society and community participation and tends to ...

Type: Publication

Two to tango: the role of government in fisheries co-management.

The purpose of this paper is discuss the role of government, primarily national government, in fisheries co-management. This paper investigates the critical role of decentralization in a strategy of co-management using a number of international cases. The ...

Type: Publication

Institutional innovations in fisheries co-management

The chapter discusses the SELP (Sustainable Fisheries Livelihoods Programme)'s co-management experiences-both in inland water areas in West Africa and on the Atlantic coast, and underlies the importances of addessing social exclusion and ...

Type: Publication

Conditions for successful co-management: lessons learned in Asia, Africa, the Pacific and the wider Caribbean

The purpose of this chapter is to present and discuss key conditions for the successful implementation of fisheries and coastal co-management identified in South-east Asia, Africa, the Pacific and the wider Caribbean. These four regions were selected as ...

Type: Publication

Governance and decentralization reforms in small-scale fisheries: an African perspective

Relying on a framework that highlights different dimensions of ‘decentralization’, this paper reviews fisheries co-management programmes as they have been implemented over the last 20 years in sub-Saharan Africa. It shows that in most cases, fisheries co ...

Type: Publication

Inland community fisheries in southern Laos

Since 1993, a series of aquatic resource co-management workshops have been on-going, established by the Lao government and fisheries agencies for village farmers in the Khong District in southern Laos, aiming for a sustainable use of inland capture ...

Type: Publication

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