In the light of the usual allegation against shrimp farming as an employment displacing activity, this paper tries to examine the role of shrimp farming in generation of employment and income for small scale shrimp farmers in West Bengal, India using primary data collected from 208 traditional and scientific shrimp...
Aquaculture is one of the most dynamic food-producing subsectors
worldwide. In the Philippines, shrimp monoculture started in the 1980s,
only to collapse less than a decade later due to disease. More recently,
extensive polyculture of fish, shrimp and mud crabs has developed. The
objective of this paper is to analyze...
Aquaculture is an industry regarded as being uniquely placed to reverse
declining supplies from capture fisheries in many developing countries.
There is a growing consensus that this industry offers potential in meeting
key components of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) around the
globe. While drawing analogue from national statistical data and...
This paper examines the impact of community based fish culture in
seasonal floodplains on fish production, consumption, income and food
security of the participating households in Bangladesh. About 30 percent
households of the three project and control floodplains were randomly
selected, from whom data were collected using longitudinal surveys on...
The study aimed to assess the contribution of seaweed farming based on sustainable
livelihood framework using an indicator system formulated at the FAO Experts Workshop on Methods and Indicators held at Nha Trang University in Vietnam last November 2008.
The overall aim of this research project is to determine the socioeconomic impact of a live tilapia gathering and distribution centre on rural and peri-urban fish farmers. The study area is established in the fringes between urban and rural areas of Veracruz City, in Mexico. Previously, both the national and...
For proper utilization of Tal wetland ecosystem through natural resource
management and for updating production system through the integration of
fish-crop diversity and its proper implications to its farmers level through
modernizing adaptive technologies as well, IT system, a composite
zonewise TOT programmes (use of natural resources, farm demonstrations,
Small-scale aquaculture is fundamental to the livelihoods of many of the
rural poor in Asia and Africa. There is growing evidence that in many cases
the poorer people have the greater dependence on aquatic resources,
particularly low-value fish and non-fish aquatic resources. However, in
spite of the benefits, the potential...
In this paper we try to assess the welfare implications of the Tanzanian fisheries boom following from the increase in quantities and prices of the Lake Victoria Nile perch export primarily to Europe over the last twenty years. We have a micro level perspective using data from a 1993 World...
In Senegal, macroeconomic and fishery sector policies stress sustainable
wealth creation for poverty alleviation. However, the current fisheries
management system is incapable of achieving this objective. The most
valuable fish stocks are over-exploited with excessive fishing effort and
capacity and no sustainable resource rents are being produced.
Policy reform has...