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The Impacts of Aquaculture Development on Food Security: Lessons from Bangladesh

dc.contributor.authorKhondker Murshed E-Jahan
dc.contributor.authorMahfuzuddin Ahmed
dc.contributor.authorBen Belton
dc.date.accessioned2015-04-22
dc.date.accessioned2015-04-29T14:32:43Z
dc.date.available2015-04-29T14:32:43Z
dc.date.issued2010-03-15
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11540/4258
dc.description.abstractFish contribute a significant amount of animal protein to the diets of people in Bangladesh, about 63% of which comes from aquatic animals. In Bangladesh, fish is mainly derived from two sources: capture and culture. Aquaculture has shown tremendous growth in the last two decades, exhibiting by about 10% average annual growth in production. Capture fisheries, although still the major source of supply of fish, have become static or are in decline due to over-fishing and environmental degradation, and it is now believed that aquaculture has the greatest potential to meet the growing demand for fish from the increasing population. At present, aquaculture production accounts for about one-third of the total fish production in Bangladesh. This paper examines the impact of an aquaculture development project in Bangladesh on food security, with particular emphasis on the poor. The analysis shows a positive impact of aquaculture development on employment, income and consumption. A number of implications for policy in areas that might strengthen these outcomes are discussed and recommendations are presented.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherWiley
dc.titleThe Impacts of Aquaculture Development on Food Security: Lessons from Bangladesh
dc.typeJournals
dc.subject.expertPoverty Analysis
dc.subject.expertParticipatory Poverty Assessment
dc.subject.expertPoverty Reduction Strategy
dc.subject.expertExtreme Poverty
dc.subject.expertEconomic development
dc.subject.expertGrowth And Poverty
dc.subject.expertEnergy
dc.subject.adbIncome Distribution
dc.subject.adbDemographic Indicators
dc.subject.adbSocial Justice
dc.subject.naturalSocial change
dc.subject.naturalSocial accounting
dc.subject.naturalInequality of income
dc.subject.naturalEconomic growth
dc.subject.naturalQualilty of Life
dc.title.seriesAquaculture Research
dc.title.volumeVol. 41, Issue 4
dc.contributor.imprintWiley
oar.themePoverty
oar.adminregionAsia and the Pacific Region
oar.countryBangladesh
oar.countryBhutan
oar.countryIndia
oar.countryMaldives
oar.countryNepal
oar.countrySri Lanka
oar.countryBrunei Darussalam
oar.countryCambodia
oar.countryIndonesia
oar.countryLao People's Democratic
oar.countryMalaysia
oar.countryMyanmar
oar.countryPhilippines
oar.countrySingapore
oar.countryThailand
oar.countryViet Nam
oar.countryCook Islands
oar.countryFiji Islands
oar.countryKiribati
oar.countryMarshall Islands
oar.countryFederated States of Micronesia
oar.countryNauru
oar.countryPalau
oar.countryPapua New Guinea
oar.countrySamoa
oar.countrySolomon Islands
oar.countryTimor-Leste
oar.countryTonga
oar.countryTuvalu
oar.countryVanuatu
oar.countryAfghanistan
oar.countryArmenia
oar.countryAzerbaijan
oar.countryGeorgia
oar.countryKazakhstan
oar.countryKyrgyz Republic
oar.countryPakistan
oar.countryTajikistan
oar.countryTurkmenistan
oar.countryUzbekistan
oar.countryPeople's Republic of China
oar.countryHong Kong
oar.countryChina
oar.countryRepublic of Korea
oar.countryMongolia
oar.countryTaipei,China
oar.identifierOAR-008032
oar.authorE-Jahan, Khondker Murshed
oar.authorAhmed, Mahfuzuddin
oar.authorBelton, Ben
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oar.externallinkhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2109.2009.02337.x/abstract
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