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Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

We have 10 items tagged with ‘Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation’.
  • An image from the fiscal tools animation, that was screened at the Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi (Image: IIED/Nice and Serious)

    IIED animation: using fiscal policy tools to create a sustainable future for ocean and people

    A new animation explains how governments can use tools such as taxes, penalties and subsidies to support the health of the ocean and protect the livelihoods of people who depend on it

    28 November 2018 | News | Economics
  • The small town of Ancon in Peru is home to more than 400 small-scale fishers. Small-scale fisheries account for 80 percent of the country’s seafood consumption. (Photo: Alex Proimos, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Moving towards an inclusive blue economy

    Marine and coastal resources support the livelihoods of millions of poor people across the world. They also provide a range of critical ecosystem services to the rest of the economy. The connection between high seas and coastal waters where small-scale fishers are active is relatively unexplored but already, the need for an ocean governance system, which will protect both areas, is evident.

    22 May 2018 | Project | Fisheries
  • An image of an artisanal fisher in Kiribati casting his net into the water; 90 per cent of all fishers are small-scale or artisanal (Photo: Quentin Hanich/WorldFish, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Towards an inclusive blue economy

    Action in policy and practice is needed to ensure the many benefits from oceans, seas and coasts are available to all

    1 June 2016 | Blog | Fisheries
  • A hilsa, the national fish of Bangladesh. Inadequate government compensation during periods when fishing is banned has a harsh economic consequence for families (Photo: BBC World Service Bangladesh Boat, Creative Common, via Flickr)

    Forced to sell the roof over their heads

    Compensation supports fisher families during a ban on hilsa fishing in Bangladesh – but a visit to a family in Govinda exposes the harsh realities of income loss

    4 April 2016 | Blog | Economics
  • A fish market in Vĩnh Trường, Vietnam. More than 300 million people are directly or indirectly employed by the fisheries sector, and must be addressed by the oceans SDG (Photo: Khánh Hmoong, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    A sustainable ocean by 2030

    A Sustainable Development Goal for oceans, seas and marine resources is a significant milestone, but how will it be financed and who will benefit?

    14 September 2015 | Blog | Fisheries
  • Delegates discuss the Hilsa Conservation Trust Fund at the Bangladesh workshop. The fund is part of work to enhance the effectiveness of incentive-based fisheries management (Photo: Essam Yassin Mohammed/IIED)

    Conservation trust fund proposed to help manage Bangladesh fish stocks

    Proposals for a new Hilsa Conservation Trust Fund that aims to relieve the financial burden from the government and help bridge the finance gap were discussed by Bangladesh fisheries officials and researchers and practitioners on 11 June

    25 June 2015 | News | Fisheries
  • Bangladeshi fishers with debts must repay loans even when fishing is banned, resulting in illegal fishing activities (Photo: John Pavelka, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Idris bhai, your voice has been heard!

    A chance conversation with a Bangladeshi fisherman may have paid off

    24 March 2015 | Blog | Fisheries
  • Fishermen along the Meghna Rover (Photo: Essam Mohammed/IIED)

    Want to know how to save a fish species? Ask a fisher

    When Essam Yassin Mohammed asked a former fisherman in Bangladesh how to protect a fish that feeds millions of people, he learnt about four overlooked factors that intensify threats to the species

    8 June 2014 | Blog | Fisheries
  • Watch an animation produced by IIED to highlight its sustainable fisheries work

    Inspiring action for sustainable fisheries: Today and the future

    In the wake of predictions that the oceans will be fishless by 2050, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) has produced an animation to showcase its work on the economics of marine and coastal fisheries

    28 March 2014 | Article | Fisheries
  • A net full of cod. Photo: Derek Keats (Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

    Fishy business at IIED

    The end of November was an exciting time for IIED’s Sustainable Markets Group, which launched two publications and an online network, all with a focus on sustainable fisheries. Grace Philip reports.

    10 December 2013 | Blog | Fisheries
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