Project Background and Research Methods, Volume 1.


This research project arose in an attempt to assess the social and political setting of a fishing community in Melanesia and the performance of community-based management within this setting. Research was undertaken in Vanuatu and Fiji, from July 1996 to November 1998. This volume outlines significant research previously carried out. The methodology employed is described.


In: Anderson, J.A. and Mees, C.C. (1999) The Performance of Customary Marine Tenure in the management of community fishery resources in Melanesia. Final Technical Report to the UK Department for International Development, Marine Resources Assessment Group Ltd, London, UK, 27 pp.

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