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A study of the farming systems in the Mekong River Delta (Vietnam) indicate that fish culture brings to the household a higher level of net farm income and family labor use.
ICLARM established the Coastal Aquaculture Centre (CAC) to redress this problem by developing ways to enhance the productivity of coral reefs, and by transferring the technologies to communities living on coralline coasts in developing countries throughout the world. The specific aims of the CAC are to develop simple methods for producing and growing selected species of coral reef fish and invertebrates.
ICLARM's goal is 'Improved production and management of fisheries resources for sustainable benefits of present and future generations of low-income users in developing countries" and its objectives are 'through international research and related activies, and in partnership with NARS to: improve the biological, socioeconomic and institutional management mechanisms for sustainable use of aquatic resource systems; devise and improve production systems that will provide incr