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Coqueiral Raft Fishery, Brazil

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Coqueiral is a coastal community located in the Guaiamu county in the state of Alagoas, in northeast Brazil. The original study, which was carried out in 1965, catalogued approximately 85 active fishermen. The resource units are a range of coastal fishes that vary depending on seasonal migration of fish species and type of rafts. Few commonly caught fish species are bagre (Tachysurus sp.) or catfish, barbudo (Polynemus virginicus), and mackerel. Majority of fishermen alternate between fishing...
09 Aug 2016

Cowes Harbor Port Authority: Multi-use CPR with Oyster Fishery, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

Case
Cowes Harbor is a part of the Medina Estuary at the mouth of the River Medina where it enters The Solent, a 5km wide channel between the northern most point of the Isle of Wight and the English mainland in the United Kingdom. The case study discusses the institutional arrangements conducted by the Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) over approximately one hundred years of operation (1897 – 1997). Multiple uses take place in the harbor which are overseen by the CHC, including shipping, transportation...
09 Aug 2016

Deh Salm Irrigation System

Case
The case of Deh Salm Irrigation takes place in the village of Deh Salm, 100 km west of Neh, the southernmost administrative center of the province of Khorasan in eastern Iran. The resource appropriated from Deh Salm Irrigation is water for irrigation and domestic uses (e.g. general washing purposes). At the beginning of the period, there was an extreme shortage of biological and physical resources withdrawn compared to the number of units available. Cultivators of this irrigation system were...
09 Aug 2016

Deulgaon forest community, Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra, India

Case
The Deulgaon forest community is located approximately 18 km from the town of Dhanora in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, India.  It encompasses a geographical area of 718.48 ha of which 601.37 ha are community forest.  The case study involves an undetermined snapshot in time and catalogues an action situation involving 173 community members organized in 33 households which are dependent on the forest for fuelwood, fodder, timber, and wildlife resources.  Timber and forest...
09 Aug 2016

Does the U.S. Farm Bill Help Farmers' Markets Feed the Poor?

Case
Food justice advocates increasingly turn to farmers' markets to alleviate poor nutrition among underserved communities in the United States. In addition, farmers markets serve to create new farms and food businesses, create activity in downtowns and neighborhoods, and offer a local and distributed alternative to an increasingly concentrated and vulnerable food and grocery distribution system. The U.S. Department of Agriculture 2008 Farm Bill recognizes the importance of farmers' markets for the...
09 Aug 2016

Ebibara Shrimp Fishing Ground

Case
The original case substituted all real names with pseudonyms. The fishing community of Ebibara is a crowded section in the city of Utsumi-shi. The original study, which was published in 1968, catalogues approximately 300 fishermen in the community; the resource unit is shrimp. All fishermen belong to the local fishing co-op, which has proprietor rights to nearby fishing grounds explicitly granted by the Japanese government. The government also regulates types of fishing gear. Illegal...
09 Aug 2016

Efficacy of consultation procedure as conflict management tool in northern Sweden

Case
This forest resource is located in northern Sweden and is used by two different user groups. The case study involves a snapshot in time and catalogues an action situation involving the native Sámi and their reindeer herding communities, and private logging compaines. The Swedish parliament mandated that consultation meetings be held between a logging company and the effected Sámi group before forest logging commence, in an attempt to mitigate conflict. The institutional analysis document...
09 Aug 2016

El Mujarilin irrigation system

Case
The El Mujarilin Irrigation System is located in Daghara nahiya, Diwaniya Province, Iraq. The resource appropriated related to the social dilemma is water for irrigation diverted through canals but mainly from one off-take of the Hurriyya canal, which has been named El Khurays. The original case was reported in 1970 but field was done between 1956 and 1958, and catalogues an action situation involving 85 resource users. At the beginning of the study, there was a moderate shortage of biological...
09 Aug 2016

Electromagnetic Spectrum Allocation: Wireless Networks

Case
Wireless network is a network set up by using radio signal frequency to communicate among computers and other network devices, due to its easy setup feature and no cabling involved, it have become an important tool in the construction of modern society. New emerging technologies allow users to perform more and more complex tasks, driving an increasing mean bandwidth consumption per user. However, a wireless network has limited capacity to provide information transactions, that is, finite...
09 Aug 2016

Farquhar Beach, Clarendon, Jamaica

Case
Farquhar beach is located in Clarendon, Jamaica. The resource appropriated from Farquhar Beach is demersal fish. Fishers use the “first in time, first in right” strategy for determining who has access to choice fishing spots within the grounds. All land and the beach area where fishing takes place is owned by a single owner and fishermen pay a fee for using the beach. The single landowner determines access to the resource by deciding who can live and fish at Farquhar Beach. This case was part...
09 Aug 2016

Felderin Irrigation System

Case
This case was part of the original CPR database developed in the 1980s by Edella Schlager and Shui Yan Tang at Indiana University and may be found under the CPR tab under Institutional Analysis.The resource appropriated from Felderin Irrigation is water for irrigation. The Felderin is one of the three irrigation networks in Torbel, a village in the Swiss Alps. The Felderin is regulated without central authority or official mechanisms for adjudication. Upkeep is provided by a half dozen men...
09 Aug 2016

Fermeuse Cod and Salmon Fishery, Newfoundland, Canada

Case
Fermeuse is an inshore fishing community that is located on the southern shore of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula, the island's eastern-most coastline. The original study, which was carried out in 1972, catalogues an action situation involving approcimately 56 fishermen and 24 fishing units or boats and crew; the resource units are cod and salmon. Allocation of fishing spots depends on the season. The commonly used allocation processes are "first-in-time, first-in-right", lottery, and division...
09 Aug 2016

Fishery Robustness Diagram

Case
This case is to illustrate the functionality of the dynamic robustness diagram.  Right now, the descriptions are very limited.  They will become much more detailed as the research continues. 
09 Aug 2016

Fishing Networks Along Lake Titicaca in Peru and Bolivia

Case
The fishery of Lake Titicaca is located off the shores of Lake Titicaca which encompasses Peru and Bolivia. The original case spans a time period from approximately the mid 1960s to the mid 1990s and catalogues an action situation involving an unknown number of fishermen organized in an unknown number of households in various villages in Peru and Bolivia.  Native and introduced fish are the fugitive resource units. The original case study authors focused on overfishing and institutional...
09 Aug 2016

Flooding in Cumbria, England

Case
Flooding in Cumbria - keswick etc
09 Aug 2016