Many fisheries around the world are characterised by excessive fishing effort, low productivity and inadequate profitability. Considerable benefits can be made from rebuilding such fisheries. This publication analyses the issues and challenges governments face as they develop and implement plans to rebuild fisheries. The focus is on the economic and institutional issues and builds on evidence from OECD fisheries.
Table of contents:
Chapter 1. Principles and guidelines on rebuilding fisheries -Principles -Guidelines Chapter 2. Why rebuild fisheries and how -The framework for rebuilding -The aim of rebuilding plans -Instruments for rebuilding Chapter 3. Lessons learned from case studies to rebuild fisheries -Analytical framework -Literature review -Main observations Chapter 4. National and international approaches to rebuilding fisheries: A synthesis -Scope of rebuilding fisheries policy approaches -Analytical framework -International context -Overview of national approaches in OECD countries -Key Insights Chapter 5. Making reforms happen in fisheries -Determining and agreeing on status and objectives -Decision on mechanisms to rebuild fisheries