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Enhancing fishery productivity in small reservoir in India: technical manual

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  • Vass, K.K.
  • Shrivastava, N.P.
  • Katiha, P.K.
  • Das, A.K.

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This document is part of a series of 5 technical manuals produced by the Challenge Program Project CP34 ôImproved fisheries productivity and management in tropical reservoirsö. Inland capture fisheries in India have declined in recent years, leaving thousands of fishers to sink deeper into poverty. Freshwater aquaculture in small water bodies like ponds now contributes 80% of the countryí»s inland fish production. This manual outlines the use of small reservoir for freshwater aquacultureas a means of providing rural areas with food and livelihoods and protecting aquatic ecosystems, in particular by facilitating the conservation of indigenous fish species.

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  • Vass, K.K. & Shrivastava, N.P. & Katiha, P.K. & Das, A.K., 2009. "Enhancing fishery productivity in small reservoir in India: technical manual," Working Papers, The WorldFish Center, number 38629, September.
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    • Q00 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - General

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