Submission
ID 11118
Submitting Entity Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
Submitted for Eighth Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 8)
 
Main Information
Title CITES Scoping Paper on Individual Transferable Quotas for Acipenseriformes spp. in the Caspian Sea
Description The paper was prepared by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) on behalf of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).  
The purpose of this scoping paper is to introduce the general concepts of an International Transferable Quotas system and the specific program design issues that need to be considered for its application to the sturgeon population in the Caspian Sea. The Caspian sturgeon species are listed on Appendix II of CITES.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-cites-economicincentives-en.pdf
 
Additional Information
Authors James Macgregor, Katia Karousakis and Ben Groom
Countries Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Russian Federation
Ecosystems Inland Waters Biodiversity
Regions Central and Eastern Europe
Incentive Measures Indirect Incentives (property rights, market creation)
 
 
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme