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Cover for Overview of cage culture and its importance in the 21st century.

This chapter focuses on cage culture and its importance in the 21st century. The current and past production trends for traditional fisheries and aquaculture are compared as well as expected future trends in both sectors. The production and economic value of the top 15 currently cultured species...

Author(s)
Noakes, D. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A manual for tilapia business management.

The ultimate goal is to achieve food security, create employment and generate income. This book is an attempt to help develop the tilapia industry while keeping those goals in mind. This manual is written to cover all aspects of tilapia farming as a business. Starting from the importance of tilapia ...

Author(s)
Bhujel, R. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641362)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mangrove dependency and the livelihoods of coastal communities in Thailand.

From 1961 to 1996, Thailand lost 50-60% of its mangrove forests, mainly because of conversion to shrimp aquaculture. The speed and scale of deforestation have affected many coastal communities. This chapter highlights the importance of mangroves to four case study villages. Households (n=199)...

Author(s)
Barbier, E. B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Peri-urban aquaculture and poor livelihoods in Kolkata, India.

The origins of aquaculture in peri-urban Kolkata are described, and technical aspects of prevailing management regimes reviewed, including: the composition of species cultured; sources of water, including wastewater, used for culture; and feed, fertilizer and chemical application rates. Indian...

Author(s)
Bunting, S. W.; Nitai Kundu; Madhumita Mukherjee
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Opportunities and constraints to urban aquaculture, with a focus on South and Southeast Asia.

Any assessment of the opportunities and constraints to urban aquaculture requires that a clear idea of the concept is in hand. Definitions of urban aquaculture that reflect current thinking about urban development and urban food production, more specifically in South and Southeast Asia (SSEA), are...

Author(s)
Little, D. C.; Bunting, S. W.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic technologies focused on poverty? A case study of genetically improved tilapia (GMT) in the Philippines.

This chapter examines the potential of genetics-based technologies to enhance the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries, in the context of current development paradigms. Issues related to impacts on production and producers, fish consumers, and on employment opportunities, are...

Author(s)
Mair, G. C.; Clarke, G. J. C.; Morales, E. J.; Sevilleja, R. C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter

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