Non-state legal systems and their role in governance of small-scale marine fisheries along the south west coast of India

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October 29, 2019 - 3:27pm
Type: Journal Article
Year of publication: In Press
Authors: K.K. Baiju, Shinoj Parappurathu, C. Ramachandran, Thomson Kaleekal
Journal title: Ocean & Coastal Management
Pages: 105020
ISSN: 09645691


• Non-state community actors play a proactive role in discharging the fishery management functions.

• The fishers in South Kerala, India make collective decisions through a Church-mediated community fishery management system.

• Kadakkody, a non-state system prevalent in North Kerala serves several parallel legal functions within the fishing community.

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