10:30 Fourriere W

Report
Sustainability and status of a women ornamental
fishing cooperative
Author: Nathalie Germain
Presented by: Mariana Walther
1 km
114°0’0”W
111°0’0”W
27°0’0”N
24°0’0”N
• 203 inhabitants in Ligüi (121 adults)
• Women (Mujeres del Golfo)
Socio-economic valuation of members of a fishing
cooperative and their residential community


Surveys (Feb, Mar, Aug 2011)
Cooperative MG (n=10)
Interviews
Community of Ligüi (n=57)

Socio-economic indices

SWOT analysis of the enterprise «Mujeres del Golfo» from a
participatory workshop with the members (2010).
Mujeres del Golfo
%
40
40
Walls
blocks
wood
Roof
lamina
concrete
Floor
cement
Community of Ligüi
%
81
8
60
10
38
42
80
81
Mujeres del Golfo Community of Ligüi
%
%
Piped and
drinking water
100
96
NO Electricity
30
74
20
56
10
19
80
89
solar
Gasoline
generator
NO phone
Other
22%
Community of Ligüi
Fishermen
34%
99% of the residents
were fishermen
Retired
13%
Change in sector of
activity
Economy
Other activity
Yes
No
Father was a fisherman
Inheritance Yes
No
Roadworks
6%
Public
service
25%
Mujeres del Golfo Community of Ligüi
%
%
44.5
22.8
55.5
75.5
77.8
22.2
45.6
50,8
RESULTS

Use of socio-economic indices
To determine the level of human development of the
community and the sustainability of this fishery activity
INDICES

Economic (EI)

Scholar (SI)

Environmental (EnvI)

Access to Health System (AHSI)


Sustainable Fisheries
Development Index
SFDI =
1
1
1
(EI) +
(SI) +
3
3
3
(EnvI)
Rank
1
Classification
sustainable
medium sustainability
0
not sustainable
1
high
Sustainable Fisheries Development
Index (SFDI)
Human Development Index of
Fisheries (HDIF)
Human Development
Index of Fisheries
medium
0
low
Human Development
Index of Fisheries
Sustainable Fisheries
Development Index
Not sustainable
Medium
sustainability
Medium development
Economically
Environmental
 Salary of MG very low (<50 US$/month)
 Fishermen left school very early (average 15 years old )
 AHSI
Fishing
quotas
not used
at the
maximum
granted.

high
because
creation
Mexican
health
system for everyone included poorest people
in 2003.
results
external factors
internal factors
List of Opportunities
(O1, O2, O3)
List of Threats
(T1, T2, T3)
Examine the opportunities that
help minimize threats
List of Strengths
(S1, S2, S3)
list of Weaknesses
(W1, W2, W3)
SO (Maxi-Maxi)
WO (Mini-Maxi)
Strategy to maximize
both the S and O.
Strategy to minimize
the W and maximize
the O.
ST (Maxi-Mini)
WT (Mini-Mini)
Strategy to maximize the Strategy to minimize
S and minimize the T.
both the W and T.
Examine the strengths
that can dominate the
weaknesses
SO (Maxi-Maxi)
WO (Mini-Maxi)
Strategy to maximize both the S and O.
Strategy to minimize the W and
maximize the O.
Xxxxxxxxx
(S1, S2, O2, O4…)
1. Xxxxxxxxx -(SW1,
O2, O1…)
ᴥ Youth
and
fishermen
employment
jobW3,
opportunity,
Low 1.profits
and capital
- increase
and
diversify
direct
2. Xxxxxxxx (S3, S4, O1, O4…)
2. Xxxxxxxx (W3, W4, O1, O4…)
equitability,
decrease
of
illegal
fishing.
purchasers.
ST (Maxi-Mini)
WT (Mini-Mini)
Strategy to maximize the S and
Strategy to minimize both the W
Strengthen
their
knowledgeand
and
minimize
the ecological
T.
T. good
ᴥ
practices
of resource exploitation 1.- Xxxxxxxxx
share(W1,
thisW3,with
1. Xxxxxxxxx (S1, S2, T2, T4…)
T2, T4…)
other
residents
to
awareness,
ᴥ Support
and(S3,intervention
strategic
alliances
- changes
to
2. Xxxxxxxx
S4, raise
T1, T4…) community
2. Xxxxxxxx
(W3, W4, T1,
T4…)reduce
in
and attitudes
natureillegal
and market
orperceptions
mitigate corruption,
unfairtowards
competition,
contribute
environmental
protection.
and lack ofto
government
oversight.
results

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