Fishing for Coherence

Proceedings of the Workshop on Policy Coherence for Development in Fisheries

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Some 500 million USD are spent annually on fisheries development projects. But fisheries access agreements and trade policies are sometimes applied in ways that dampen developing countries' ability to benefit fully from their rich marine resources. Also, many development projects do not pay sufficient regard to the sustainability issues that are a key for the future of the fishing sector.  This publication, a compilation of papers from the Workshop on Policy Coherence for Development in Fisheries, addresses these issues.



Discussant's Note on Perspectives on Fisheries Access Agreements

Developing Countries' Views

Policy coherence for fisheries is a highly topical issue in West Africa, where fisheries are experiencing an increasingly acute crisis. The OECD Workshop is therefore very timely, as it can provide substantial input to current thinking on how to improve policy coherence with regard to West African fisheries.


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