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Ballynakill Harbour multi-use co-operative, Connemara District, Ireland

Case
Ballynakill Harbour is located on the northwest part of Connemara, a region on the west coast of Ireland. Use of the harbor has moved from predominantly single-use, involving commercial and domestic fishing, to multiple uses including: fishing for shrimp, white fish, and salmon; as well as finfish and shellfish aquaculture, oyster farming, and marine tourism. The case study focuses on the activities of the North Connemara Marine Co-operative which was formed through collective action between...
09 Aug 2016

Community coral reef fishery, Ahus village, Ahus Island, Papua New Guinea

Case
The Ahus village coral reef is located off of the west coast of Manus Island north of Karkar Island and the mainland of Papua New Guinea. Approximately 600 residents live on a small (28 ha), densely populated, low-lying island with few terrestrial resources. A reported 77% of the population depends upon fishing as their primary occupation. The original case authors focus on the socioeconomic factors and context which influence the success of marine protected areas in Papua New Guinea.The case...
09 Aug 2016

Community coral reef fishery, Muluk village, Karkar Island, Papua New Guinea

Case
The Muluk community coral reef fishery is located on the eastern side of Karkar Island off the northern shores of the Madang Province in Papua New Guinea. Karkar Island is a volcanic island with substantial terrestrial resources. The Muluk community consists of 330 people in 50 households, with just 5% depending on fishing as their primary occupation. The original case authors focus on the socioeconomic factors and context which influence the success of marine protected areas in Papua New...
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

Gambhira cooperative farming society, India

Case
This case was part of a study to determine whether the institutional design principles of Ostrom where, in fact, related to "governance success" by Cox et al.  In that analysis, this case was classified as a success.  
09 Aug 2016

Gitksan commercial salmon fisheries along the Skeena river, British Columbia, Canada

Case
The Gitksan commercial salmon fisheries are located in west central British Columbia, Canada along a 200 kilometre length of the upper Skeena River in six reserve communities including: Kitwanga, Kispiox, Kitsegukla, Kifwancool (Gitanyow), Gitanmaax (Hazelton), and Sikadoak (Glen Vowell). The Gitksan community participates in the Skeena Fisheries Commission which works to coordinate a number of aboriginal and government agreements amongst fishing communities along the Skeena River. The...
09 Aug 2016

Haskovo's Irrigation System A, southern Bulgaria

Case
The Haskovo region is located along the southern border of Bulgaria near both Turkey and Greece. The four study sites contained within the case study are deliberately kept anonymous but are representative of seventeen village case studies conducted in three regions of Bulgaria and were chosen because distorting variables could be excluded in these cases. The Haskovo study sites include smaller irrigation catchment areas and definite numbers of actors and are managed by the water users...
09 Aug 2016

Haskovo's Irrigation System B, southern Bulgaria

Case
The Haskovo region is located along the southern border of Bulgaria near both Turkey and Greece. The four study sites contained within the case study are deliberately kept anonymous but are representative of seventeen village case studies conducted in three regions of Bulgaria and were chosen because distorting variables could be excluded in these cases. The Haskovo study sites include smaller irrigation catchment areas and definite numbers of actors and are managed by the water users...
09 Aug 2016

Haskovo's Irrigation System C, southern Bulgaria

Case
The Haskovo region is located along the southern border of Bulgaria near both Turkey and Greece. The four study sites contained within the case study are deliberately kept anonymous but are representative of seventeen village case studies conducted in three regions of Bulgaria and were chosen because distorting variables could be excluded in these cases. The Haskovo study sites include smaller irrigation catchment areas and definite numbers of actors and are managed by the water users...
09 Aug 2016

Haskovo's Irrigation System D, southern Bulgaria

Case
The Haskovo region is located along the southern border of Bulgaria near both Turkey and Greece. The four study sites contained within the case study are deliberately kept anonymous but are representative of seventeen village case studies conducted in three regions of Bulgaria and were chosen because distorting variables could be excluded in these cases. The Haskovo study sites include smaller irrigation catchment areas and definite numbers of actors and are managed by the water users...
09 Aug 2016

Irrigation water management in the Chancay-Lambayeque Basin, Peru

Case
The resource appropriated from the Chancay-Lambayeque Basin is water for irrigation. There are two groups of farmers. One groups is located upstream the main canal of the system, and the second groups downstream. Upstream users are freeriding from the canal: They do not pay for the infrastructure maintenance, and at the same time they appropriate water without any formal regulation. Downstream farmers are members of an irrigation association and follow their rules. The national water law...
09 Aug 2016

Lurin Sayoc Irrigation, Quinua District, Peru

Case
Lurin Sayoc is one of the two barrios of Quinua district of Ayacucho Province in the Peruvian highlands. The resource appropriated related to the social dilemma is water for irrigation distributed through a canal, diverted by stream. The original case was reported in 1976 and 1977 and catalogues an action situation involving 5,348 people. The author reported many fights around water use. This case study is part of the original Common-Pool Resource (CPR) database. A summary of the original CPR...
09 Aug 2016

Newfoundland Inshore Cod Trap Fisheries, Canada

Case
The inshore cod trap fisheries discussed in this case are primarily located along the eastern and north shores of Newfoundland, Canada, encompassing an unknown geographical area.  The case study discusses the development of community-based institutions over time and then compares this with larger scale policy development for offshore fishing and economic development which lead to the demise of the community-based inshore fishery institutions after 1960.   This case is detailed in Chapter 14 of...
09 Aug 2016

Nyamaropa Communal Area, Nyanga District, Zimbabwe

Case
The Nyamaropa communal area encompasses a total of five villages located in the Nyanga District in Zimbabwe.  Beyond individual homestead plots and fields, the communities have access rights to an unspecified acreage of grazing/woodland commons that consist of miombo woodlands on mountain and hill slopes and Terminalia-Combretum vegetation in the lowlands.  The time period examined involves a snapshot in time in approximately the late 1990s and is based on the author’s personal observations,...
09 Aug 2016

Oyster communities, Florida, USA

Case
The Florida oyster fishing communities are located on the Florida “panhandle” with approximately 300 kilometers of coastline on the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The case study states that this is an open-access fishery but includes a limited amount of historic data on the development of community based norms and institutions for managing the fishery over time and compares them to those used in the Louisiana oyster fishing community (see related cases below). No information is provided...
09 Aug 2016