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Empowerment reform, yes ... but empowerment of whom? Fisheries decentralization reforms in developing countries: as critical assessment with specific reference to poverty reduction

In contrast with the previous view, which placed the State as a central element for economic development and progressive social changes, the current literature on development now advocates the role of civil society and community participation and tends to ...

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Immanent and interventionist inland Asian aquaculture development and its outcomes

Aquaculture is equated with the reduction of poverty by intergovernmental agencies such as the FAO, which advocate the promotion of small-scale aquaculture through project-based interventions. There is a lack of convincing empirical evidence to support ...

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Fish supply and food security for South Asia

The combined population of five South Asian countries (India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal) is expected to rise from the current 1.5 billion to 2.2 billion by 2050, with the biggest increases occurring in rural areas where the poorest people ...

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Fish trade and poverty reduction

This document is a draft paper to be used for discussion purposes only. Fish trade Poverty reduction 2 154 Download WorldFish Center Monday, May 25, 2009 Monday, January 1, 2007 The WorldFish Center. Penang. 6 p. Working paper Working paper ...

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Diagnosing, strengthening and monitoring small-scale fishery resilience

The project "Improving resilience and adaptive capacity of fisheries-dependent communities in Solomon Islands" uses participatory diagnosis to identify threats to rural coastal communities in Solomon Islands and sources of resilience. The ...

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Spiny lobster resources and opportunity for culture in post-tsunami Aceh, Indonesia

In an effort to facilitate the restoration of livelihoods that reduce poverty and increase community resilience2 we investigated possible responses related to the pre-existing lobster fishery as well as the potential for the development of lobster culture ...

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Trade matters in the fight against poverty: narratives, perceptions, and (lack of) evidence in the case of fish trade in Africa

Two opposing views exist in the literature on the potential role that international fish trade plays in economic development. While some claim that fish trade has a pro-poor effect, others denounce the negative effect of fish export on local populations’ ...

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Prawn postlarvae fishing in coastal Bangladesh: challenges for sustainable livelihoods

Fishing for prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) postlarvae is a major contributor to the livelihoods of the coastal poor in Bangladesh, including women. A study of coastal livelihoods along the lower Pasur River in southwest Bangladesh indicates that on ...

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An overview of problems and issues of coral reef management

This paper considers issues and problems of coral reef management for coastal communities. In particular, it looks at the links between coral reef management and livelihood dependence, poverty and the vulnerability of coastal communities. It also focuses ...

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The WorldFish Center: reducing poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture

A brochure to describe the research works of the WorldFish center Aquaculture Fisheries Poverty reduction Research 403 Download WorldFish Center Wednesday, September 5, 2007 Thursday, January 1, 2004 WorldFish Center. Penang, Malaysia. 1 folder Other ...

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