Country: Mexico | Start Year: 1968
The Cooperative is granted exclusive access to part of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve for spiny lobster fishing, and sub-allocates designated fishing zones, known locally as campos, to its members.
Country: Japan | Start Year: 1949
This co-management system depends upon nested layers of governance between federal and prefectural government agencies and local fishing organizations. It has promoted innovation by fishermen including coordination and pooling of harvesting arrangement...
Country: United States of America | Start Year: 2008
Key design elements for this program include eligibility requirements, government approved cooperative formation, concentration caps, trading restrictions, and sideboards.
Country: Mexico | Start Year: 1992
In recognition of its sustainability and effective management, FEDECOOP’s Baja spiny lobster fishery was awarded Marine Stewardship Council certification in 2004—the first small-scale fishery in a developing country to achieve this endorsement.