Brief 8: International Fisheries Governance that Works: The Case for a Global Fisheries Organization
June 2013 by Samuel Barkin
This brief examines the current institutional structures in place to manage international fisheries, and argues that they are inadequate to the task of preventing overexploitation. The brief argues for a new global fisheries organization that could serve the core functions of coordinating institutional participants in international fisheries governance, addressing the crisis of overcapitalization and overcapacity in the fishing industry, and overseeing a system of international individual transferable quotas..
Downloadable PDF: Issue Brief 8 – Barkin