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Cover for Integrating aquaculture in coastal river planning: the case of Dagupan City, Philippines.

In the Philippines, conflicts between fishing, aquaculture, tourism and other uses of the coastal waters are common because they are not clearly integrated into the management of the coastal zone. Resource use allocation then remains a challenging task for decision makers. Development activities...

Author(s)
Andalecio, M. N.; Cruz, P. S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecological risk assessment of an alien aquatic species: a case study of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litopenaeus vannamei</i> (Pacific whiteleg shrimp) aquaculture in the Bangpakong River, Thailand.

Although aquaculture promises economic and social benefits, escaped organisms can pose ecological risks to the receiving aquatic environments and undermine the sustainability of aquaculture and small-scale fisheries. In this chapter, we present a framework for evaluating the ecological risks of ...

Author(s)
Senanan, W.; Panutrakul, S.; Barnette, P.; Manthachitra, V.; Chavanich, S.; Kapuscinski, A. R.; Tangkrock-Olan, N.; Intacharoen, P.; Viyakarn, V.; Wongwiwatanawute, C.; Padetpai, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dynamics of livelihoods and resource use strategies in different ecosystems of the coastal zones of Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam.

The coastal areas in Bac Lieu Province of the Mekong Delta have undergone rapid changes in environmental and socio-economic conditions since the early 1990s when a saltwater control project was established to promote food crop production in the traditional rice-saltwater-based farming areas. A...

Author(s)
Khiem, N. T.; Hossain, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing the impact of small-scale coastal embankments: a case study of an LGED polder in Bangladesh.

Shrimp farming has proved to be a highly profitable agricultural activity compared to rice farming in coastal areas with brackish water. It is, however, widely perceived that shrimp farming has negative effects on socioeconomic equity, food security and the environment. In response to the negative...

Author(s)
Chowdhury, A. K. M.; Jenkins, S. A. M.; Hossain, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farmers' assessment of resource management and farm-level technological interventions in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

Bac Lieu, a coastal province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, faced rapid changes in environmental and socio-economic conditions in the early 1990s when the government started investing in the construction of a series of coastal embankments and sluices along the coast. The purpose of these...

Author(s)
Can, N. D.; Khiem, N. T.; Hossain, M.; Tuong, T. P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social and environmental impact of rapid change in the coastal zone of Vietnam: an assessment of sustainability issues.

Ca Mau Peninsula, which lies at the extreme southern tip of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, has experienced rapid environmental and socioeconomic change, particularly since the 1990s when the doi moi (renovation) policy introduced an agenda of agriculture-led growth. The peninsula lies entirely within ...

Author(s)
Gowing, J. W.; Tuong, T. P.; Hoanh, C. T.; Khiem, N. T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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