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Cover for Small-scale fish culture in Northwest Bangladesh: a participatory appraisal focusing on the role of tilapia.

Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) is important for small-scale aquaculture in northwest Bangladesh. Most farmers maintain tilapia in their ponds in addition to carp, which they stock regularly. Carp are sold to the market for cash income but tilapia are mostly used for household consumption. Their...

Author(s)
Barman, B. K.; Little, D. C.; Edwards, P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Culture of small indigenous fish species in seasonal ponds in Bangladesh: the potential for production and impact on food and nutrition security.

Small indigenous fish species (SIS) play an important role in the diet of the rural population in Bangladesh, not only as an animal protein source, but also as a source of a range of other essential nutrients such as vitamin A, calcium (Ca) and iron. Accessibility of SIS from capture fisheries is...

Author(s)
Roos, N.; Thilsted, S. H.; Wahab, M. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effectiveness of a model fisheries village approach to aquaculture extension in Northwest Bangladesh.

The Northwest Fisheries Extension Project (NFEP) operates in the northwest region of Bangladesh. One of four main project outputs is the development of extension strategies appropriate to the needs of the poor. The Model Fisheries Village programme, or Model Village as it is simply known, is one...

Author(s)
Islam, M.; Mardall, N.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics and adoption patterns of integrated rice-fish farming in Bangladesh.

This chapter presents the costs and benefits of integrating aquaculture with rice farming in Bangladesh during the rainfed and irrigated seasons. The analysis is based on data collected from 256 farmer-implemented on-farm trials and a survey of 47 households that have independently adopted...

Author(s)
Gupta, M. V.; Sollows, J. D.; Mazid, M. A.; Rahman, A.; Hussain, M. G.; Dey, M. M.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A description of the rice-prawn-fish systems of Southwest Bangladesh.

Between the late 1970s and the mid-1980s a small number of farmers in southwest Bangladesh began to test the stocking of giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in rice fields. Extremely rapid expansion has occurred since 1990, mainly because this prawn is sold to the export market and...

Author(s)
Chapman, G.; Abedin, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improved management of small-scale tropical cage culture systems in Bangladesh: potential benefits of an alliance between an NGO and a western research institute.

The structure, aims, activities, and outputs of the Bangladesh component of the CARE-CAGES (Cage Aquaculture for Greater Economic Security) Project are described.

Author(s)
McAndrew, K. I.; Brugere, C.; Beveridge, M. C. M.; Ireland, M. J.; Roy, T. K.; Yesmin, K.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
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