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Fiscal reform

We have 5 items tagged with ‘Fiscal reform’.
  • A fishing trawler

    Scrap devastating fishing subsidies to help save the ocean and climate

    The World Trade Organization resumed talks on fishing subsidies this week. Originally, it committed that by the end of 2019 it would prohibit the subsidies that are causing overfishing and damaging the life of the ocean. But despite the urgency, it failed to meet this deadline. This has significant implications for life in the ocean, the health and livelihoods of poor coastal communities in developing countries and climate change

    15 January 2020 | Blog | Fisheries
  • Fishing boats

    Delivering sustainable fisheries through fiscal incentives

    Fisheries resources that support the livelihoods of millions of women and men are under threat due to overfishing and pollution. IIED is exploring how governments can use fiscal instruments – such as taxes and subsidies – to deliver positive socioeconomic and environmental outcomes for sustainable and inclusive fisheries management

    31 July 2019 | Project | Economics
  • 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
  • Professor Rashid Sumaila addresses interested marine specialists from research institutes, the private sector and international organisations at Fish Night 5 (Photo: Zaiza Khan/IIED)

    Fish Night 5: How subsidies are not always beneficial equally to fish and people

    IIED held its fifth Fish Night event on 17 October 2018, with Professor Rashid Sumaila speaking about the ways to make sure subsidies designed to benefit the fishing sector don’t work to the detriment of smaller fisheries

    6 November 2018 | News | Economics
  • A Kiribati fisherman throws a net

    Fish Night 5: Can subsidies work for fish and for people?

    IIED's latest Fish Night event will look at how we can make sure that subsidies designed to benefit marine and coastal ecosystems don’t have a detrimental effect on smaller fisheries

    27 September 2018 | News | Economics
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