Chapter 20. The Application of Certification to Hunting: A Case for Simplicity

  1. Barney Dickson Head3,
  2. Jon Hutton Director Chair Honorary Professor3 and
  3. William M. Adams Professor4
  1. Brian Child Associate Professor1 and
  2. Bill Wall2

Published Online: 10 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303179.ch20

Recreational Hunting, Conservation and Rural Livelihoods: Science and Practice

Recreational Hunting, Conservation and Rural Livelihoods: Science and Practice

How to Cite

Child, B. and Wall, B. (2009) The Application of Certification to Hunting: A Case for Simplicity, in Recreational Hunting, Conservation and Rural Livelihoods: Science and Practice (eds B. Dickson, J. Hutton and W. M. Adams), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303179.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    UNEP-WCMC, 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL, UK

  2. 4

    Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, CB2 3EN, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for African Studies & Department of Geography, University of Florida, PO Box 117315, Gainesville, FL 32611-7315, USA

  2. 2

    198 Montana Dr., PO Box 988, Seeley Lake, MT 59868, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167857

Online ISBN: 9781444303179

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Keywords:

  • application of certification to hunting - case for simplicity;
  • public hunting in free market democracies;
  • certification work for hunting;
  • setting up workable criteria;
  • governance and incentives;
  • successful natural resource management institutions;
  • value chain analysis for tracking;
  • Metric 4: the quality of the hunt, hunting area and outfitting services;
  • small investment incorporating ‘certification’ into hunting information systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Certification, power and governance

  • Certification and hunting

  • Can certification work for hunting?

  • How could we set up workable criteria?

  • Discussion

  • Notes

  • References