Key Sheets for Sustainable Livelihoods

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Keysheets for sustainable livelihoods were published from 1997-2003 to provide decision-makers with a short, easy and up-to-date reference on issues relating to sustainable livelihoods and infrastructure development for the poor.

The Keysheets were produced by ODI for DFID, with the later sheets in the series produced by ODI for DFID and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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

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The Political Economy of Fishery Fiscal Reforms

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

Implementing fishery fiscal reform may be a difficult exercise. One of the reasons why economists have often rejected tax (or, more accurately, royalty) based approaches to fisheries management is because of the apparent political difficulties that they would...

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The Allocation of Revenues Derived from Fish Resource Rents

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

Assuming that fisheries can be managed in such a way as to generate their implicit wealth (resource rents), this Key Sheet discusses what might be done with such rents. Decisions on such usage must in practice emerge from the political process. It is not the...

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Management Instruments and Rent Collection

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

Unmanaged and poorly managed fisheries are overexploited to the point where all resource rent has been dissipated(2). Since resource rent represents the wealth that the fishery can generate, and hence indicates the potential of the fishery to contribute to...

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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...

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