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Title

Ruining the commons and responses of the commoners: coastal overfishing and fishermen's actions in Kerala State, India

Author

Kurien, John

Description

This paper examines the history of the fishery development process in Kerala, the state-encouraged overfishing of the stocks, and the local response to the destruction of the stocks. Emphasis is given to the people's interactions with the state in their efforts to overcome the problems brought by capital-intensive development to the traditional fishing sector.

File No

UNRISD-DP23

Agency

UNRISD

Date

May-91

Subject(s)

Fisheries, India

Pages

39

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