This factsheet hightlights the achievements of the Adivasi Fisheries Project (AFP) targeting the disadvanged rural minorities called Adivasi. In leading the AFP, the WorldFish Center built on 2 decades of earlier work in Bangladesh on aquaculture techniques for smallholders and communities fisheries management. The AFP lifted the average income of participating Adivasi households. The increased income improved their food securities, reducing their food deficit period from 1.7 months in 2007 to 1.4 months in 2008.
A better margin: disadvantaged minorities in rural Bangladesh boost their incomes with new fish skills
The WorldFish Center (2009)
Factsheet 1954. The WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia. 8 p.