Taming the Fishing Blues Reforming the Marine Fishery Regulatory Regime in India

Shinoj, P and Ramachandran, C (2017) Taming the Fishing Blues Reforming the Marine Fishery Regulatory Regime in India. Economic and Political Weekly, 52 (45). pp. 73-81.

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    Against the backdrop of a dwindling marine fisheries resource base, declining catch rates, and escalating conflicts about securing rights over oceanic resources, this paper emphasises the need to relook at the marine fisheries regulatory regime in the country with a view to better align it to address outstanding issues and emerging challenges. It proposes a number of interventions that include revisiting the marine fisheries regulatory acts, expanding regulation to areas beyond territorial waters, carrying out commensurate institutional reforms, harnessing technological advancements, facilitating co-governance along with relevant stakeholders, operationalising the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, and garnering multilateral cooperation

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Fishery Regulatory Regime
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension
    Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Economics
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2017 11:02
    Last Modified: 14 Nov 2017 10:53
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12272

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