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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.

Abstract

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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  • Islam, G.M.N. & Dickson, M., 2007. "Turning social capital into natural capital: Changing livelihoods of fishers through CBFM," Working Papers, The WorldFish Center, number 37169, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:37169
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    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. Sen, Amartya, 1997. "Editorial: Human capital and human capability," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(12), pages 1959-1961, December.
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    Keywords

    Fishery management; Surveys; Socioeconomic aspects;

    JEL classification:

    • Q00 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - General

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