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Economics of Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Coral Triangle

Asian Development Bank (adb)
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Lydia Napitupulu

No RPT146479-3, ADB Reports from Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Abstract: Marine resources in the Coral Triangle provide food, income, and jobs to its more than 350 million residents. However, the countries bordering this species-rich area—Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste—share closer links in their ecology than in their economy. Case studies explore the potential benefits of integrating these countries’ small-scale fisheries into global markets by developing opportunities for market differentiation, ensuring equitable distribution of benefits across the supply chain, and lastly, recognizing fisheries values beyond those measurable by national income accounts.

Keywords: Marine fisheries; aquaculture; food security; coral triangle; Philippines; Solomon Islands; Timor-Leste (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 204 pages
Date: 2014-05, Revised 2014-08-21
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