Chapter 12. Community-based Certification: A Route to Sustainable Fisheries

  1. Bruce Phillips,
  2. Trevor Ward and
  3. Chet Chaffee
  1. Julia Novy-Hildesley and
  2. Katherine Short

Published Online: 20 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995471.ch12

Eco-labelling in Fisheries: What is it all about?

Eco-labelling in Fisheries: What is it all about?

How to Cite

Novy-Hildesley, J. and Short, K. (2007) Community-based Certification: A Route to Sustainable Fisheries, in Eco-labelling in Fisheries: What is it all about? (eds B. Phillips, T. Ward and C. Chaffee), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995471.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 29 APR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064229

Online ISBN: 9780470995471

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Keywords:

  • community-based certification;
  • sustainable fisheries;
  • marine stewardship council;
  • NGO;
  • stock assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • WWF's approach to certification of community fisheries

  • WWF's proposed methodology for community-based certification

  • Who is involved in community-based certification?

  • Motivation for certification in community-based fisheries

  • Benefits associated with certification in community-based fisheries

  • Obstacles to certification in community-based fisheries

  • Community-based certification in practice: a profile of the Seri people's Jaiba fishery, Mexico

  • The next steps for community-based certification

  • Conclusions