Coastal and fisheries co-management in South Africa: an overview and analysis
AbstractThe newly elected democratic government of South Africa, has promulgated new policies and legislation which advocate alternative approaches to resource management which involve user groups. Co-management has been identified as one such strategy. An overview and analysis of selected coastal and fisheries co-management case studies in South Africa is given and key lessons are highlighted. Research findings indicate that co-management in South Africa is still in its infancy, making it difficult to provide conclusive statements about its success or failure. Nevertheless, the paper highlights some of the key conditions that are required for co-management to operate effectively in South Africa and some of the existing obstacles to practical implementation.
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Volume (Year): 25 (2001)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
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Co-management Conditions Coastal Fisheries South Africa;
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