Finance low interest loans to convert to fishing gear that reduces unwanted catch of mammals
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Providing financial assistance, such as low interest loans, may encourage fishers to convert to fishing gear types that reduce the unwanted catch (‘bycatch’) of marine and freshwater mammals.
See also Introduce fishing gear exchange programmes to encourage fishers to use gear that reduces unwanted catch of mammals and Involve fishers in designing and trialling new fishing gear types to encourage uptake of gear that reduces unwanted catch of mammals.