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How scientific evidence can build cross-sector bridges for a better blue economy: Five questions with Dr. Gareth Johnstone, WorldFish DG

The oceans’ resources are critical to life on earth, ranging from providing fish to enabling sea transport, and from mitigating climate change to tourism. These economic sectors and related policies together determine whether the use of oceanic resources ...

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Measuring, mapping and quantifying the effects of trust and informal communication on transboundary collaboration in the Great Lakes fisheries policy network

Ecosystem-based management of fisheries and other transboundary natural resources require a number of organizations across jurisdictions to exchange knowledge, coordinate policy goals and engage in collaborative activities. Trust, as part of social ...

Type: Publication

Multi-scale policy diffusion and translation in Pacific Island coastal fisheries

Multilateral consensus forged among heads of states must be value-additive and relevant at the national level to facilitate on-ground implementation. Yet, despite general optimism and advances in policy understanding, multi-scale diffusion remains a ...

Type: Publication

Situating human rights in the context of fishing rights: Contributions and contradictions

Human rights have become a salient topic in fisheries governance. This paper clarifies key terms involved in a human rights-based approach as they pertain to fishing rights. Four conceptual tension between human rights and fishing rights are discussed. ...

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WorldFish appoints Dr. Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio to board

WorldFish is pleased to welcome Dr. Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio to its Board of Trustees. She joins Director General Gareth Johnstone, Board Chair Yvonne Pinto and six other members in providing strategic direction and effective governance and leadership ...

Type: Story

Why marginality persists in a governable fishery: the case of New Zealand

This paper examines reproduction of marginality evident in fisheries. Uneven relations are widespread across geography and scale; between distant water fishing nations and coastal developing countries; between fishers on large-scale trawlers and smaller ...

Type: Publication

Colaboración para la creación de resiliencia: una guía para profesionales

Colaborating for Resilience tiene como objetivo catalizar el cambio institucional a fin de abordar desafíos comunes en la gestión de los recursos naturales. En este manual se presenta un método para organizar el diálogo,emprender acciones conjuntas y ...

Type: Publication

Conflict and collective action in Tonle Sap fisheries: adapting governance to support community livelihoods

This paper presents the results of action research conducted from 2009 to 2015 on the dynamics of resource conflict concerning fisheries and livelihoods in the Tonle Sap Lake, as well as the institutional context and strategies for institutional ...

Type: Publication

Geography limits island small-scale fishery production

Interacting social and ecological processes shape productivity and sustainability of island small-scale fisheries (SSF). Understanding limits to productivity through historical catches help frame future expectations and management strategies, but SSF are ...

Type: Publication

Inter-sectoral governance of inland fisheries: Research needs and foci

One of the defining characteristics of inland fisheries is their connection to other essential human activities, such as hydroelectricity generation, irrigated agriculture, and transportation, which rely on the same fresh or brackish water ecosystems. ...

Type: Publication

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