• Academic publication

The role of relationships in achieving and maintaining a social licence in the New Zealand aquaculture sector

Baines J & Edwards P (2018)
Aquaculture 485:140-146

  • The type of relationship between an aquaculture company & community is key to a community granting (or not) a social licence.
  • Large aquaculture operators can apply small operators’ tactics to develop better relationships between company and community.
  • These findings have much broader applicability across other primary sectors, including agriculture, horticulture and forestry.

Aquaculture; Company-community relationships; New Zealand; Relational and transactional relationships; Social licence