Andy Thorpe

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The formulation of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) is one of the main conditions for concessional lending by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to developing countries. Nevertheless, while evidence indicates that the fisheries sector can contribute (often markedly at the local level) to improved livelihoods and the(More)
Marine conservation is often criticized for a mono-disciplinary approach, which delivers fragmented solutions to complex problems with differing interpretations of success. As a means of reflecting on the breadth and range of scientific research on the management of the marine environment, this paper develops an analytical framework to gauge the foci of(More)
This paper describes the integration of Latin American marine fisheries into the global production system in the post-1945 period and the role of foreign and domestic fleets in this process. Through reference to the state-denial theories found in the globalisation literature, it charts the impact that the globalisation process has had upon the exploitation(More)
ed and Indexed in: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts Centre for the Economics and Management of Aquatic Resources (CEMARE), Department of Economics, University of Portsmouth, Locksway Road, Portsmouth PO4 8JF, United Kingdom. Copyright © University of Portsmouth, 1999 All rights reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced, stored in a(More)
The number of MPAs has increased sharply, from just 118 in 1970 to well over 6,300 today. This growth in numbers has also been accompanied by a voluminous growth in the academic literature on the theme, with writers employing ecologic, economic and governance lenses (or a combination thereof) to both support the case for MPA creation, and to evaluate just(More)
Ð The New Economic Model (NEM) has profoundly in ̄uenced ®sheries development in Latin America, facilitating the emergence of new and increasingly in ̄uential interest groups within the industry. It has also stimulated new forms of production and prompted new legislation to regulate ®shing in the region's most important ®shing countries. These changes have(More)
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