Chapter 14. The Marine Stewardship Council and Developing Countries

  1. Dr Trevor Ward2 and
  2. Prof. Bruce Phillips3
  1. Dr Stefano Ponte

Published Online: 20 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch14

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Ponte, S. (2008) The Marine Stewardship Council and Developing Countries, in Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice (eds T. Ward and B. Phillips), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

  2. 3

    Department of Environmental Biology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia

Author Information

  1. Danish Institute for International Studies, Strandgade 56, 1401 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162661

Online ISBN: 9781444301380

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Keywords:

  • South African Deep-Sea Trawling Industry Association (SADSTIA);
  • SAMUDRA Report;
  • fisheries ecolabels - first-party, second-party, third-party;
  • Marine Stewardship Council initiative;
  • developing countries - small-scale and data-deficient fisheries;
  • MSC certification - pre-assessment, fishery assessment and annual audits;
  • motivations - official and unofficial;
  • deep-sea trawl hake;
  • fishery management responses - legal instruments and market and civil society initiatives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Marine Stewardship Council initiative

  • MSC and the South African hake industry

  • An evaluation of MSC certification in South Africa

  • Conclusions

  • References