This chapter mainly presents the history of shrimp aquaculture in Bangladesh and impacts of shrimp farming on rural livelihoods with particular focus on income and dietary consumption, based on literature reviews and structured field surveys.
On World Fisheries Day, we have traditionally discussed the challenges fisheries face and the threats to their sustainability. However, we need to shift the focus to solutions that will ensure a continuing supply of fish for the millions who rely on them for both livelihoods and food security.
This book is a research output on fishing gears used in the beels from Sunamgan Haor areas under the initiative of the Community Based Resource Management Project (CBRMP) of LGED and WorldFish. It presents a collection of gears recorded in the CBRMP project area during monitoring conducted by WorldFish from 2008 to 2012. The book contains a total of 63 gears found in Sunamganj haor area.
This report is a literature review on Food and Nutrition Security in Timor-Leste based on data from surveys conducted by the Timor-Leste National Statistics Directorate, as well as from national and international organizations working in Timor-Leste.
In Bangladesh, almost half the population struggles with both poverty and hunger. Sustainably boosting the productivity of agriculture and aquaculture can increase incomes and provide better nutrition.
Bangladesh is a crowded nation where more than 150 million people live in an area smaller than the U.S. state of Washington. Poverty, malnutrition, and rural unemployment are daily challenges to food security. Declining access to fresh water, increasing salinity, and the impacts of climate change further magnify the need for sustainable food production.