The India MPA Workshop: “The workshop on ‘Social Dimensions of Marine Protected Area Implementation in India: Do Fishing Communities Benefit?’, organized by the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF), in Chennai, India, during 21-22 January 2009, discussed five case studies on marine and coastal protected areas in India undertaken from a fishing community perspective. The deliberations at the workshop centred around the legal, institutional and other relevant aspects of protected area implementation in India. The workshop set forth proposals for achieving livelihoodsensitive conservation and management of coastal and fisheries resources.”–Pref.
This publication, available on line, will be of interest to researchers and others concern with natural resource management and coastal and fishing communities.
Proceedings, Social Dimensions of Marine Protected area Implementation in India: Do Fishing Communities benefit?