From common property to co-management: lessons from Brazil’s first maritime extractive reserve

TitleFrom common property to co-management: lessons from Brazil’s first maritime extractive reserve
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsPinto da Silva P
JournalMarine Policy
Volume28
Pagination419-428
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Maritime Extractive Reserve (MER) and Traditional Beach Seining in Arraial do Cabo, Brazil

Case
The Arraial do Cabo Marine Extractive Reserve (MER) and fishing community is located on a cape that extends approximately 40 km into the ocean about 164 km east of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  The MER encompasses a total marine area of approximately 57 ha which is utilized by seiners/fishermen from four different beaches.  The case study involves a time period which predates the 1960s and ends approximately in the early 2000s and draws on informal and semi-structured interviews with seiners...
09 Aug 2016