Fiscal Reform in Fisheries and Poverty Reduction

Working and discussion papers
May 2004
Tim Bostock (SIFAR), Stephen Cunningham, Arthur Neiland, and Elizabeth Bennett (IDDRA)

This Key Sheet looks at the way in which fiscal reform may allow the fishery sector to contribute to poverty reduction. It has no pretence of dealing with the issue of poverty reduction per se. Poverty is clearly a multifaceted issue and no single economic sector can be expected to deal with it alone. It is a problem which requires that a broad policy agenda be developed (see for instance CEC, 2000).

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