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BUY-BACK PROGRAM

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French Equivalent: Programme de rechat

Definition:
A buy-back program is a program, usually government sponsored, for buying vessels or licenses from fishers and removing the vessels from the fishery.

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, November 02, 2001