Fishermen Knowledge in Policy and Science: It’s just a net waste to ignore fishermen

yGrown-up policy-making requires significant input from those closest to the issue at hand. Sounds obvious, doesn’t it?. But you would be surprised at how often key stakeholders, to use the bureaucrats’ beloved terminology, are kept out of the loop, especially by the European Commission (and NOAA) . When it comes to my own industry, the politicians, officials and green lobbyists who have largely dictated fisheries policy over the past decade still view us (I’m borrowing this metaphor from our farming friends) as the fox in the hen house, that is, untrustworthy. Read the rest here 13:40

 

  • StripedBassHole

    COMMON SENSE is not taught in ACADEMIA… You will not find it in a BOOK and it will not COMPUTE…