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Ayvalik-Haylazli Lagoon Fishery

Case
The Ayvalik-Haylazli lagoon fishery is located on the Turkish Mediterranean coast near the town of Adana. The resource units are demersal fish (mullets, groupers, and snappers). The original case, which spans from 1976-1978, catalogues an action situation involving 103 registered fishermen from three neighboring villages. As of 2011, the fishery and its adjacent waters are harvested by 397 registered fishermen from three neighboring villages. There are user group organizations (...
09 Aug 2016

Balinese Subak irrigation system

Case
The rice paddies and irrigation system of this case are near Tihingan village, in the Klungkung district of Bali, Indonesia ‐ 45 km northeast of Denpasar. The original case spans from 1957 to 1959, and it catalogues an action situation involving 455 rice farmers who are members of an organization that regulates irrigation and planting cycles (a subak). The subak system in Bali represents a longstanding tradition for irrigation, dating back to at least the 12th century (some estimates suggest as...
09 Aug 2016

Diaz Ordaz Small-Scale Irrigation System

Case
The town of Diaz Ordaz is located in the Tlacolula wing in the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico, and the resource appropiated is water for irrigation. The irrigation system is divided into numerous subunits called tramos, which localize labor mobilization for infrastruture provision. The system alternates between riparian and prior appropriation rights for water according to the discretion of an elected official. The source author hypothesizes that water scarcity during the moisture-sensitive period of...
09 Aug 2016

Effect of infrastructure design on commons dilemmas

Model
 The authors address the question of how infrastructure design affects SES sustainability in two stages. First, they explore the effects of design variations in shared infrastructure on long-term system behavior in a model system. They examine two types of distribution infrastructure, one with and one without upstream−downstream asymmetry, and different threshold characteristics of infrastructure maintenance. Second, they evaluate how these design variations influence the robustness of...
09 Oct 2016

Hanan Sayoc Irrigation, Quinua District, Peru

Case
The Hanan Sayoc Irrigation System is located in the Province of Ayacucho in Peru.  The resource appropriated related to the social dilemma is water for irrigation, which originates from the mountaintops and flows down to the fields through canals. The original case spans from 1962 to1974 and catalogues an action situation involving 5,348 people, predominately Quechua speakers. Based on the source document, there is insufficient information on whether this case was deemed to be a success or...
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

Pinagbayanan irrigation system

Case
The Pinagbayanan Irrigation System is located in Barrio Pinagbayanan, Laguna in Philippines. The resource appropriated related to the social dilemma is water for irrigation appropriated and distributed by two water pumps and canals that deliver water from the pumps to rice fields, and a gravity irrigation system managed by the National Irrigation Administration. The original case was reported in 1975.This case study is part of the original Common-Pool Resource (CPR) database. A summary of the...
09 Aug 2016

Valenca Canoe Fishery

Case
The port of Valenca, which is popular for its canoe-fishing tradition, is located on the Una River, about 60 miles down the coast from Salvador in the state of Bahia, in the northeastern part of Brazil on the Atlantic coast. The original case spans from 1970-1971; the resource units are demersal and pelagic fish species. The introduction of nylon nets by the Brazil government in 1960 gave entry to non-fishing entrepreneurs who hired inexperienced fishers to fish. This new group of fishers...
09 Aug 2016