Home > United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance (UNPAN)
1. Global
Global
2. Africa
Africa
3. Arab States
Arab States
4. Asia & Pacific
Asia & Pacific
5. Europe
Europe
6. Latin America & Caribbean
Latin America & Caribbean
7. North America
North America
UNPAN Asia & Pacific




Public Administration News  
Share
ADB Highlight Private Sector Role in Pacific Fisheries Growth
Source: radioaustralianews.net.au
Source Date: Thursday, November 11, 2010
Created: Nov 15, 2010

The private sector is one of the keys to increasing the economic benefits Pacific Islands countries get from their fisheries, according to a new policy brief from the Asian Development Bank.

Whether it is tuna, coastal fisheries, aquaculture or the aqarium trade fish are crucial to future economic growth in the Pacific.

In a new guide to 'increasing returns from fisheries' the Asian Development Bank says experience shows the private sector is better suited to operate the industry and that government involvement often leads to losses.

The ADB says governments can maximize their returns by increasing competition, reducing unnecessary regulation and guarding against corruption.

It recommends against placing conditions on fishing licences or offering subsidies to private sector operators.
News Home

 Tag This
 Tell A Friend
 Favorite
del.icio.us digg this Slashdot
Rate:
0 ratings
Views: 291

Comments: 0 Favorited: 0 Bookmarked: 0 Tagged: 0



0 Comments | Login to add comment

Site map | FAQs | Terms and Privacy | Contact Us
Copyright 2008-2010 by UNPAN - United Nations Public Administration Network