Benchmarking for Fisheries Governance
R. Quentin Grafton (),
Tom Kompas (),
Richard McLoughlin and
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Richard McLoughlin: Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Nick Rayns: Australian Fisheries Management Authority
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The paper develops a benchmarking framework to improve fisheries governance and promote resilient ecosystems and profitable fisheries. The benchmarking includes five key components: accountability; transparency; incentives; risk assessment and management; and adaptability. Collectively, these factors provide a framework to benchmark and improve fisheries governance. Initial findings from benchmarking in two of Australia's Commonwealth fisheries indicate that the framework provides an important tool to help overcome the underlying causes of unsustainability in capture fisheries - poor and/or ineffective fisheries governance.
Keywords: fisheries; governance; sustainability (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q00 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Journal Article: Benchmarking for fisheries governance (2007)
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