Scaling out enhanced floodplain productivity by poor communities: aquaculture and fisheries in Bangladesh and eastern India

Rearing fish in seasonal floodplains raises productivity but can adversely affect the poor and the biodiversity of important natural fisheries. Equitable community institutions enable poor rural households to cooperate with landowners and adopt innovative technologies to optimize seasonal floodplain productivity by cultivating fish and/or by conserving natural fish.


Sultana, P., Barman, B.K., Thompson, P., Collis, W. (2011)
The 3rd International Forum on Water and Food. Tshwane, South Africa. CGIAR Challenge Program on Water & Food.