An asterisk at the end of a report title indicates that earlier versions of the report are available. If you would like to request an older version of a report, write to us at [email protected].
We hope you find our scientific reports valuable, and we appreciate your support of our work. The covers of our reports now include suggested citations to make it easy to cite ISSF reports in your own research.
Many of our reports are resources for fishery improvement projects (FIPs).
ISSF 2012-15: Workshop on Rights Based Management, Capacity and Buybacks in the EPO. Mexico City, 2012
|Date Added:||April 17, 2012|
The Workshop was held as a forum for participants from the Mexican fishing industry and Mexican authorities to review examples and economic cases of rights based management (RBM) systems for potential application in tuna fisheries in the eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO).
The Workshop reviewed issues relating to overcapacity and its management in all tuna fisheries, especially the EPO, examples of how rights-based management may be developed in the EPO, the use of buybacks, and examples of how rights based management might be used to address particular issues in the EPO tuna fisheries.
The main discussions are summarized below. The Workshop recognized that the process established for introducing RBM would need to carefully consider the complexities of international, multi-species tuna fisheries such as those in the EPO.