New book: The Future of Ocean Governance and Capacity Development

The Future of Ocean Governance and Capacity Development

 Essays in Honor of Elisabeth Mann Borgese (1918-2002)


Publication Date: 11 September 2018
Open access (entire book content) 


The International Ocean Institute-Canada, TBTI partner organization, has produced this collection of over 80 insightful essays on the future of ocean governance and capacity development. The book honors the work of Elisabeth Mann Borgese (1918-2002), preeminent ocean advocate and founder of the IOI.
More than 90 leading experts explore future challenges and opportunities for ocean governance and capacity development. TBTI Director, Ratana Chuenpagdee, has contributed two chapters to the book, including: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Ocean Governance & Small-scale Fisheries: Too Important to Fail (co-authored with Svein Jentoft). 

Major themes include the law of the sea, ocean sciences, integrated coastal and ocean management, fisheries and aquaculture, communication and negotiations, maritime safety and security, ocean energy, and maritime transportation. The essay collection is aimed at professionals, students and citizens alike – covering themes that parallel those in the annual Training Program of IOI-Canada. A leading member of the International Ocean Institute's network of centers and focal points worldwide, IOI-Canada was founded by Elisabeth Mann Borgese in 1979.