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Cadena de producción del cultivo de mejillón en el año 2011 en la provincia de Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur, Argentina




En este trabajo se describe el sector mitilicultor de Puerto Almanza, Argentina, identificando y analizando los distintos componentes de la cadena productiva en el año 2011. La mitilicultura es una actividad productiva complementaria para el desarrollo socioeconómico en Puerto Almanza, la cual se encuentra en una etapa de desarrollo tanto en lo que respecta al sector artesanal como al sector industrial. Se han observado posibilidades para el crecimiento y desarrollo endógeno de la actividad, aunque se han detectado problemas en su cadena productiva. En el necesario proceso de consolidación hacia la sostenibilidad de la miticultura en la zona deben intervenir los principales actores de la actividad, destacando el rol fundamental reservado al Estado. La recomendación para el largo plazo es asegurar el manejo apropiado de esta zona de producción de moluscos en un marco de desarrollo sostenible y participativo. This work describes the mussel aquaculture sector of Puerto Almanza, Argentina, identifying and analyzing the different components of the supply chain in 2011. The mussel aquaculture is a complementary productive activity for the socio-economical development of Almanza Port, which is in a development stage in regard with the artisanal as well as the industrial sector. There are possibilities of growth and endogenous development, although some institutional and social problems were detected in its supply chain. The area of cultivation is not still consolidated. During the consolidation process towards sustainability, the activity´s main actors must intervene, but the State must play the fundamental role. For the long term, the recommendation is to ensure the proper management of this mussel production area in a framework of sustainable and participatory development.

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  • María Isabel Bertolotti & Andrea Pagani & Patricia Giraldoni & Juan Fosati, 2014. "Cadena de producción del cultivo de mejillón en el año 2011 en la provincia de Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur, Argentina," Revista Galega de Economía, University of Santiago de Compostela. Faculty of Economics and Business., vol. 23(3), pages 33-50.
  • Handle: RePEc:sdo:regaec:v:23:y:2014:i:3_2

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