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Participatory research supporting community-based fisherymanagement

Author: 
Wiber, M; Birkes, F; Charles, A and Kearney, J
Journal: 
Marine Policy No 28

This paper reports on a project to engage researchers and fishers together in adapting social science approaches to the purposes and the constraints of community-based fisher organizations. The work was carried out in the Scotia –Fundy Region of Atlantic Canada (the Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf).

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Subsistence Use of Fish and Game Resources in Alaska: Considerations inFormulating Effective Management Policies. Technical Report 65.

Author: 
Kelso, D
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AlaskaDepartment of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence.
Alaska and US Congress enacted statutory priorities for subsistence uses in the allocation of fish and game under certain circumstances. However it was recognised that more research data was needed on these uses. The following report examines the human ecology and subsistence system of hunting and fishing in Alaska. Subsistence economic are understood as non-codified systems of production, distribution and consumption which facilitate harvest, use and exchange of renewable resources. the report identifies some of the components that are essential for effective management.

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