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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

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  • BΘnΘ, C.
  • Neiland, A.E.
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    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, in particular, small-scale (artisanal) activities operated within inland (river and adjacent floodplains) areas in developing countries.

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    This book is provided by The WorldFish Center in its series Working Papers with number 36883 and published in 2006.

    ISBN: 983-2347-50-9
    Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:36883

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    Keywords: Fisheries; Developing countries; Fishery management;

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    1. Abdullah, N.M.R. & Viswanathan, K.K. & Pomeroy, R.S., 1998. "Fisheries co-management and transaction costs," Naga, The WorldFish Center, vol. 21(3), pages 40-42.
    2. Agrawal, Arun & Gibson, Clark C., 1999. "Enchantment and Disenchantment: The Role of Community in Natural Resource Conservation," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 629-649, April.
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