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Managing water pollution to revitalise the shrimp supply chain in Tam Giang Cau Hai Lagoon, Vietnam

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dc.contributor.author Truong, H. en
dc.contributor.author Lyne, Michael en
dc.contributor.author Woodford, Keith B. en
dc.contributor.editor Kasim, R. S. R. en
dc.contributor.editor Kaur, B. en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-10T23:24:41Z
dc.date.issued 2014 en
dc.identifier.citation Truong, H., Lyne, M., & Woodford, K. (2014). Managing water pollution to revitalise the shrimp supply chain in Tam Giang Cau Hai Lagoon, Vietnam. UMK Procedia, 1, 50-56. doi:10.1016/j.umkpro.2014.07.007 en
dc.identifier.issn 2214-0115 en
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10182/9573
dc.description.abstract The area of shrimps farmed in the Tam Giang Cau Hai Lagoon expanded dramatically from 1995 to 2004, but then declined steadily. An exploratory investigation of the shrimp supply chain conducted in 2009 revealed that well- established relational contracts between shrimp farmers and wholesalers had succumbed to environmental risk following persistent and widespread outbreaks of disease in the Lagoon. These outbreaks have been attributed to water pollution, which - in turn - has been linked to the rapid expansion and intensification of shrimp production. While privatisation of the lagoon bed encouraged farmers to adopt more intensive production methods, over- intensification can be attributed to the open access nature of lagoon water, which allows farmers to externalise the cost of their water pollution. This study evaluates a range of pollution abatement instruments against well-known criteria and concludes that transferable quotas for shrimp seed would be the most effective policy instrument given prevailing social, institutional, organisational and political conditions. Even so, the introduction and administration of seed quotas pose major challenges that would require co-management with local user groups. en
dc.format.extent 50-56 en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.relation The original publication is available from - Elsevier - https://doi.org/10.1016/j.umkpro.2014.07.007 en
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1016/j.umkpro.2014.07.007 en
dc.rights Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ en
dc.source International Agribusiness Marketing Conference 2013 en
dc.subject privatisation en
dc.subject open access en
dc.subject water pollution en
dc.subject shrimp disease en
dc.subject environmental policy instruments en
dc.subject co-management en
dc.title Managing water pollution to revitalise the shrimp supply chain in Tam Giang Cau Hai Lagoon, Vietnam en
dc.type Conference Contribution - Published
lu.contributor.unit Lincoln University en
lu.contributor.unit Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce en
lu.contributor.unit Department of Agribusiness and Markets en
lu.contributor.unit Department of Land Management and Systems en
lu.contributor.unit Research Management Office en
lu.contributor.unit /LU/Research Management Office/2018 PBRF Staff group en
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.umkpro.2014.07.007 en
dc.subject.anzsrc 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences en
dc.subject.anzsrc 05 Environmental Sciences en
dc.relation.isPartOf UMK Procedia en
pubs.finish-date 2013-10-23 en
pubs.organisational-group /LU
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce/AGMK
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce/LAMS
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Research Management Office
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Research Management Office/2018 PBRF Staff group
pubs.publication-status Published en
pubs.start-date 2013-10-22 en
pubs.volume 1 en
dc.rights.licence Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives en
lu.identifier.orcid 0000-0002-4530-1195
lu.subtype Conference Paper en


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