The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), founded in 1989 as The International Association for the Study of Common Property (IASCP) (Read about the Association's name change), is a nonprofit Association devoted to understanding and improving institutions for the management of resources that are (or could be) held or used collectively by communities in developing or developed countries.
IASC's goals are:
- to encourage exchange of knowledge among diverse disciplines, areas, and resource types
- to foster mutual exchange of scholarship and practical experience
- to promote appropriate institutional design
IASC in the world
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