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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 ...

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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 ...

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Evaluation of the integrated municipal council as an institution for co-management in the coastal zone

This study on the Integrated Municipal Council, Philippines (IMC) has the following objectives; (1) to evaluate the IMC as an institution for co-management in the coastal area of the Philippines, (2) to determine the impact of an IMC in the coastal area ...

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Feasibility of fisheries co-management in Africa

The current, highly centralized approach to fisheries management seems to be incapable of coping with escalating resource depletion and environmental degradation. Co-management has been identified as an alternative. This paper compares various approaches ...

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Fisheries co-management policy brief: findings from a worldwide study

Fisheries in developing countries are under intense pressure from increasing human populations, overexploitation of resources and conflicts over access to degraded resources. Who should take the responsibility for managing fisheries? A new governance ...

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A fisheries co-management case study from The Gambia.

User involvement in fisheries management has been around for some time, but few analytical papers have been published on the subject in Africa. Most of these initiatives fall under the rubric of co-management. But what is the concept of co-management in ...

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A research framework for coastal fisheries co-management institutions

The article highlights objectives and activities of ICLARM's research project on co-management featuring the first step of the project which is the development of a research framework for coastal fisheries co-management institutions. The three ...

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From participation to governance : a critical review of the concepts of governance, co-management and participation, and their implementation in small-scale inland fisheries in developing countries

This report reviews the role, nature and mechanisms of governance in inland fisheries. We do so by reviewing first the wider issues of governance, participation and co-management in natural resource management, and then focus on small-scale fisheries, and ...

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Fisheries co-management in Africa: Proceedings from a regional workshop on fisheries co-management research

Co-management as a form of resource management is gaining ground worldwide, so also in fisheries management. Co-management implies that the user-groups participate in the decision-making on how to protect and exploit the resources, and to some extent also ...

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A process for community-based fisheries co-management.

There are many similarities, and some differences, between community-based coastal resource management (CBCRM) and co-management. When CBCRM is considered an integral part of co-management, there is a new category of co-management which can be called ...

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