Fishing for fortunes? A socio-economic assessment of Tonga's artisanal fisheries

@inproceedings{Kronen2004FishingFF,
  title={Fishing for fortunes? A socio-economic assessment of Tonga's artisanal fisheries},
  author={Mecki Kronen},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract Societies in the South Pacific are undergoing transition from reciprocity exchange and direct sustenance systems into cash based economies. The Kingdom of Tonga was selected to represent this socio-economic change. In this context, the economic viability of Tonga's subsistence and small-scale artisanal fisheries and marketing of reef and lagoon fish is assessed. Case studies were selected to represent three major geographical regions (Ha’apai, Vava’u, Tongatapu) and four major fisher… CONTINUE READING

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