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Finance

LEVERAGE LEAD FIRMS: ENDURANCE AND EFFICIENCY

Wilderness Markets’ goal with lead firm projects is to attract private, return-seeking impact investment and complement ongoing work by fishery managers and NGOs to improve fisheries.

Blue Star Foods initiative shows 3BL efforts work

BSC fisherman with new vessel tracking device

Blue Star Foods, the Miami, Florida based seafood specialist, is proving that it is possible to have a sustainable

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Value Rescue in Fisheries

Do you know of fisheries that have considered or implemented Value Rescue?

 

Your knowledge can help others scale fisheries’ enterprises with positive social, economic and environmental impacts.

We are researching fishing groups,

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Investing in sustainability – the role of intangibles

“Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, R&D, and software,

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The Finance Gap in Sustainable Wild Capture Fisheries

Over the past few years, three broad strategies have evolved to address the challenge of achieving sustainable wild capture fisheries. These consist of:

Addressing governance, regulation and policy
Providing preferential access to

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The Wild Blue Crab Investment Model – a case study

Industry stakeholders understand that overfishing undercuts long-term value and prevents realization of full economic potential in local communities. The question is, what to do about it? Wilderness Markets and Blue

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Sustainable Fisheries – the role of the fishermen

Significant attention is being paid to the oceans. Between the UN Oceans Conference as the recent Economist leader, attention is (finally!) being given to the significant and numerous

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How Crabs, Fishermen, and Bankers Benefit from Better Data in Indonesia

In our previous post, we discussed why we and others have concluded that good data is crucial to fisheries management and investment decisions. This post dives deeper into our

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How Poor Data is Holding Back Fisheries Reform AND Impact Investors

The Problem(s)


Poor management of fisheries is calculated to result in losses of USD $83 billion to the world economy each year. As cited in many other fisheries papers, data indicates

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Governance or a Markets Approach? Both. Adopt a Parallel Approach to Fisheries Reform

In our previous posts, we’ve discussed reasons and ways for involving private capital in fisheries reform, including taking a lead firm approach. This post about the parallel approach

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