Co-management: Northern Experience with Implications for Future Directions in Resource Planning and Management

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, North Slave Region

Tags: social sciences, co-management, natural resources, resource management, management strategy

Principal Investigator: Roberts, Karen (1)
Licence Number: 12096
Organization: Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary
Licensed Year(s): 1992
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: None

Objective(s): To conduct an evaluation of the co-management process as it is practiced under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement; to analyze the efficiency and effectiveness of the co-management committee investigated; to draw conclusions as to the strengths and weaknesses of the co-management process; to provide recommendations for improvements to and the future implementation of the process; to assess whether the co-management system is a process applicable in resource planning and management;

Project Description: The research is an evaluation of co-management practice in the Western Arctic as it is established under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement. The study will use the Inuvialuit Wildlife Management Advisory Council for the NWT as the case study and will involve attending meetings and conducting key informant interviews.