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25-April-2012

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Fuel Tax Concessions in the Fisheries Sector

Reform of support to fuel use in the fisheries sector has the potential to generate both environmental and economic benefits, says this report on fuel use, tax concessions, and related information for OECD countries and partners.

18-April-2012

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The Economic Value of Rebuilding Fisheries

Rebuilding a fishery from a collapsed state could see up to five-fold increases in its value, depending on its ecological, economic and regulatory characteristics. Appropriately-designed rights-based systems can better align individual fisher incentives to promote sustainable fisheries.

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31-January-2011

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Practical Considerations in Using Bioeconomic Modelling for Rebuilding Fisheries

Many fish stocks need rebuilding, but economic and social factors are also important for sustainable fisheries. This paper discusses the important distinction between rebuilding stocks and rebuilding fisheries, and the use of bioeconomic modelling for developing rebuilding strategies.

17-January-2011

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Decision-Making and Action Taking: Fisheries Management in a Changing Climate

What should policy makers do to address climate change? This working paper looks at approaches to managing fisheries, so that the sector can adapt to changing conditions.

18-June-2010

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Management Strategy Evaluation and Management Procedures: Tools for Rebuilding and Sustaining Fisheries

Management strategy evaluation (MSE) is designed to identify fishery rebuilding and harvest strategies that are robust to uncertainty and natural variation, and that balance biological and socioeconomic objectives.

1-December-2009

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Quota Allocation in International Fisheries

The paper reviews the international legal framework governing international fisheries, the economic issues underlying allocations, and the current state of play in the allocation regimes in regional fisheries management organisations (RFMOs).

1-December-2008

English

Global Change in African Fish Trade: Engine of Development or Threat to Local Food Security?

Trade in fish does not lead to a decline in food security and availability of fish for the population of developing countries, according to this study of industrial and small-scale fisheries in the economy of Sub-Sahara Africa.

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10-March-2008

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Major Challenges for Fishery Policy Reform: A Political Economy Perspective

Fisheries governance may be improved by introducing strong property rights, devolving rights and responsibilities to user groups, and using cost recovery and sustainable financing mechanisms,according to the political economy perspective presented in this paper.

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