Search for dissertations about: "co-management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the word co-management.

  1. 1. Commons protected for or from the people? : Co-management in the Swedish mountain region?

    Author : Anna Zachrisson; Katarina Eckerberg; Svein Jentoft; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; commons; co-management; governance; multi-level survey; deliberation; accountability; conflict resolution mechanisms; learning; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Protected areas have so far been the primary means to conserve biodiversity, an increasingly important environmental issue, but proposals to establish protected areas are often met by local resistance due to fears that user rights will be severely restrained. Nature conservation traditionally aims to preserve an ideal state of nature, in which interference by people is minimized through a number of regulations, and where central authorities are in charge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Co-management Challenges In The Lake Victoria Fisheries : A Context Approach

    Author : Adolphine G. Kateka; Per Wramner; Vesa-Matti Loiske; Yunus Mgaya; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lake Victoria; co-management; Nile perch fishery; poverty; illegal fishing; multi-lvel analysis; neo-liberal policies; Bukoba; Tanzania; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the challenges to co-management in the Tanzania part of Lake Victoria. The study mainly addresses the Nile perch fishery and uses the fishing communities of Bukoba Rural district, Tanzania as a case study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Of Mangroves and Middlemen : A study of social and ecological linkages in a coastal community

    Author : Beatrice Crona; Patrik Rönnbäck; Nils Kautsky; Neil Adger; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : mangroves; restoration; ecosystem goods and services; natural resource management; local ecological knowledge; social networks; social-ecological systems; East Africa; co-management; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis studies some of the links between the social and ecological components in a coastal Social-Ecological System (SES) of East Africa to gain insight into factors affecting natural resource management at a community level. It does so by assessing the return of ecosystem goods and services in restored mangroves through both ecological and socio-economic measurements, and by empirically studying variations and diversity in content of local ecological knowledge among resource users, its relation to valuation of ecosystem goods and services and its distribution across a social network. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fishing for sustainability : Towards transformation of seagrass-associated small-scale fisheries

    Author : Sieglind Wallner-Hahn; Maricela de la Torre-Castro; Christina Hicks; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; small-scale fisheries; co-management; social-ecological systems; ecosystem services; institutions; transformation; seagrass meadows; destructive gear; food-web interactions; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : Small-scale fisheries employ many millions of people around the world, and are particularly important in developing countries, where the dependency on marine resources is high and livelihood diversification options are scarce. In many areas of the world however, small-scale fisheries are at risk which threatens the food security and wellbeing of coastal people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Behavioral Economics and Fisheries: Coordination and Cooperation

    Author : Lisa Björk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public good; conditional cooperation; experiment; uncertainty; risk; ambiguity; common pool; TURF; co-management; coordination; shrimp; ITQ; fisheries; social network;

    Abstract : Kapitel 1: Samarbete under risk och sann osäkerhet (ambiguity). Avkastningen på investeringar i kollektiva nyttigheter är nästan alltid osäker till skillnad från den design som används i ekonomiska experiment i den rådande empiriska litteraturen. READ MORE