Responsible Fisheries


Eritrea – Yemen Arbitration: Maritime Boundary Delimitation

Kurien, John. 2000. Property Rights, Resource Management and Governance: Crafting an Institutional Framework for Global Marine Fisheries. CDS/SIFFS Publication.

Kurien, John. 2003. The blessing of the commons: Small-scale fisheries, community property rights and coastal natural assets

Jentoft, Svein. 2005. Property Rights and Co-management in Artisanal Fisheries University of Tromso, Norway MaReMa/argentina_samudra_artikkel.pdf

Pomeroy, R.S. 2005. Fisheries Co-management: A Practical Handbook. CABI Publications. 288p.

FAO.1991. Study of territorial use rights in small-scale fisheries: traditional systems of fisheries management in Pulicat Lake, Tamil Nadu, India. 25p. FAO Fisheries Circulars - C839

FAO.1983. Territorial use rights in marine fisheries: definitions and conditions
FAO Fisheries Technical Papers - T227


APFIC. 2005. Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Fisheries Co-management.

FAO. 2002. Reykjavik Conference on Responsible Fisheries in the Marine Ecosystem, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1-4 October 2001

FAO. 2001. Use of Property Rights in Fisheries Management. Proceedings of the FishRights99 Conference. Freemantle, Western Australia, 11-19 November 1999. Mini-course lectures and Core Conference presentations


Responsible fisheries: Government of Iceland website

Sharing the Fish: Allocation Issues in Fisheries Management

Cedepesca website on Sustainable Fisheries and Livelihoods in Latin America

OceansAtlas: Key Features on Artisanal and Small-scale fisheries

Fisheries Co-management

Digital Library of the Commons

Legal instruments

1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

1995 United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement

1995 FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries

1992. The Cancun Declaration on Responsible Fishing

Agenda 21. Chapter 17. Protection of the Oceans, all kinds of Seas, including enclosed and semi-enclosed Seas, and Coastal Areas and protection, rational use and development of their living resources