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Chilika Lake Traditional and Prawn Fishery (pre-1990s and 1990 to 1997), India

Case
Chilika Lake is located in Orissa, India, and extends from the city of Bhusandpur in the north to the city of Rambha-Mulad in the south.  The lake follows the coastal margins of the Bay of Bengal and is approximately 64 km long, 20 km wide, and encompasses an area of approximately 1,165 km2.  The Lake’s resources support circa 200,000 people living in 141 villages in the vicinity of the lake.  The users rely on a variety of lake resources for their livelihoods.  The case study involves two...
09 Aug 2016

Common property regime of the Huaorani Indians (modern), Ecuador

Case
Contemporary Huaorani Indian society is scattered into approximately two dozen villages located in an area that encompasses the Napo, Orellana, and Pastaza provinces in the Ecuadorian Amazon region.  The case study involves a time period from approximately 1996 to the late 1990s and catalogues an action situation involving approximately 1,500 to 2,000 individuals and an unknown number of households who depend on domestic crops, gathered wild fruits, nuts and tubers, as well as hunted game and...
09 Aug 2016

Common property regime of the Huaorani Indians, Ecuador

Case
Historically the Huaorani Indian society encompassed an area of 20,000 km2 in the Ecuadorian Amazonian region bordered on the north by the Napo River and the south by the Curaray River.  The case study involves a historical time period predating first contact with outsiders in 1958 and catalogues an action situation involving an unknown number of individuals organized in small groupings of one to two extended families with a seminomadic movement pattern of cyclical relocation to certain areas...
09 Aug 2016

Common property regime within Lagunas de Montebello National Park, Chiapas, Mexico

Case
This research was conducted in Lagunas de Montebello National Park (PNLM) in Chiapas, the sourthernmost state in Mexico. PNLM is a small (6,022 ha) protected area situated in south-central Chiapas, along the border with Guatemala in the ecological transition zone between the central highlands and the lowland tropical rainforests of this state. These forests experienced extensive and severe fires in 1998, due to drought conditions following the El Nino event of 1997. This study documented forest...
09 Aug 2016

Kagodo myok grounds II, South Korea

Case
This case is an update on a prior case study about the Kagodo myok (seaweed) grounds (Case No. 86) analyzing Sang-Bok Han’s 1972 Ph.D. dissertation on field work conducted in three South Korean fishing communities from 1968 to 1972.  For purposes of this report, the SES study boundaries were expanded to include the entire South Korean coastal area and the fishery resources surrounding the peninsula extending 200 nautical miles to the east, south, and west.  Update prepared by Ute Brady,...
09 Aug 2016

San Martin Ocotlán community forest management, Oaxaca, Mexico

Case
The San Martin Ocotlán forest community encompasses a total of six settlements located in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, of which San Martin Ocotlán is the largest.  The community has de jure rights to 13,000 ha of common property pine and oak forests.  The case study involves a time period from approximately 1958 to the mid to late 1990s and catalogues an action situation involving approximately 3,300 residents organized in circa 600 households, who supplement their subsistence maize farming...
09 Aug 2016

The application of commons theory on marine resource management

Case
This case was part of a study to determine whether the institutional design principles of Ostrom were, in fact, related to "governance success" by Cox et al.  In that analysis, this case was not included in the end.  
09 Aug 2016