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What does it do?

Once completed, fishery practitioners can use the outputs of the tool to strengthen attributes within a system and improve project design to account for gaps and weaknesses in policy and governance systems.

How does it work?

Strong and well-designed fisheries law and policy and an effective governance system are critical to ensuring durable sustainable fisheries. The Fisheries Policy and Governance Analysis Tool helps determine the effectiveness of a fishery’s policies and governance system at multiple levels of management.

How can it help you?

With this tool, fishery practitioners can:

  • Identify attributes that influence the effectiveness of a governance and policy system.
  • Score attributes of their fishery system, based on their presence in the system and level of implementation.
  • Evaluate weaknesses in existing fisheries laws, policies and the governance system that might create barriers to effective management and reform.

Resource Downloads

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Fisheries Policy and Governance Analysis - Tool xlsx Download
Fisheries Policy and Governance Analysis - User Guide pdf Download