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Title:

Adapt or Fail: Risk management and business resilience in Queensland commercial fisheries

Project Number:

2013-210

Organisation:

James Cook University (JCU)

Principal Investigator:

Renae Tobin

Project Status:

Current

FRDC Expenditure:

$350,000.00

Program(s):

Communities, Environment, Industry

Objectives

1. Document the current diversity and develop typologies of business models and operation types employed across all commercial fisheries on Queensland's east coast

2. Explore the current adaptation options for different business model types regarding risks associated with economic, management and environmental changes

3. Document the common constraints affecting uptake of adaptation options between and across business model types

4. Provide information tools regarding adaptation options for different business model types to fishers and managers, to enable the improvement of adaptive capacity and hence resilience