Structural Change in Fisheries: Dealing with the Human Dimension

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Declining fish stocks and expanding fishing fleets have combined with growing competition from aquaculture to put increased pressure on the fishing sector to adjust the size and nature of its operations in many countries. However, in some fishing communities, almost sixty percent of jobs are linked to fishing and in many coastal areas there are few alternative employment opportunities for fishers. The impacts of adjustment policies on fishers and fishing communities can thus be considerable, but these policies are generally ...

Structural Change in Fisheries: Dealing with the Human Dimension 2007, OECD, Paris, France

ISBN-13: 9789264037953

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