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Turning social capital into natural capital: Changing livelihoods of fishers through CBFM

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  • Islam, G.M.N.
  • Dickson, M.
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    Impact surveys revealed that CBFM had significantly improved social capital and household income of fishers. Fishers have better access to land and fishing grounds, more diversified livelihood options, greater amount of credit from multiple sources. This study also made policy recommendations to facilitate effective poverty alleviation.

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    This book is provided by The WorldFish Center in its series Working Papers with number 37169 and published in 2007.

    Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:37169

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    Keywords: Fishery management; Surveys; Socioeconomic aspects;

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    1. Bebbington, Anthony, 1999. "Capitals and Capabilities: A Framework for Analyzing Peasant Viability, Rural Livelihoods and Poverty," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(12), pages 2021-2044, December.
    2. Pomeroy, Robert S. & Katon, Brenda M. & Harkes, Ingvild, 2001. "Conditions affecting the success of fisheries co-management: lessons from Asia," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 25(3), pages 197-208, May.
    3. Sen, Amartya, 1997. "Editorial: Human capital and human capability," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(12), pages 1959-1961, December.
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