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Cover for Improving the productivity of the rice-shrimp system in the south-west coastal region of Bangladesh.

The production of wet-season rice (mid-August to mid-December) followed by dry-season (mid-December to mid-August) shrimp (Penaeus monodon) is a common farming system in the south-western coastal region of Bangladesh. Experiments were conducted in the farmers' fields during the rice- and...

Author(s)
Alam, M. J.; Islam, M. L.; Saha, S. B.; Tuong, T. P.; Joffre, O.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Participatory management of coastal resources: a case study of Baganchra-Badurgacha subproject in the South-west of Bangladesh.

Conflicts in the use of land and water resources for agriculture versus aquaculture constitute a key issue in the coastal zone of Bangladesh. Increasing areas of rice land are converted to aquaculture farms producing shrimp and fin fish which require brackish water. Powerful shrimp producers rent...

Author(s)
Islam, M. N.; Rinfret, J. R.; Islam, Q. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of tilapia culture in rural development.

This paper discusses the role of tilapia culture in rural development in Asia (Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh and other Asian countries), Africa, and in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is stated that rural aquaculture is a multi-disciplinary practice, involving technical, socioeconomic, and...

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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
Book chapter

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