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Cover for Policy, planning and management at the land-water interface.

This chapter briefly discusses the policies, planning and management involved at the land-water interface in tropical coastal deltas in South, South East, and East Asia. Specifically, land and water management, aquaculture and fisheries, as well as rice-based agriculture in these areas are...

Author(s)
Szuster, B.; Hoanh, C. T.; Kam, S. P.; Ismail, A. M.; Noble, A.; Borger, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rebuilding resilient shrimp aquaculture in South-east Asia: disease management, coastal ecology and decision making.

We contend there are currently two competing scenarios for the sustainable development of shrimp aquaculture in coastal areas of South-east Asia. First, a landscape approach where farming techniques for small-scale producers are integrated into intertidal areas in a way that the ecological...

Author(s)
Bush, S. R.; Zwieten, P. A. M. van; Visser, L.; Dijk, H. van; Bosma, R.; Boer, F. de; Verdegem, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tropical deltas and coastal zones: Food production, communities and environment at the land and water interface.

This book with 33 chapters divided into five parts is a compendium of selected papers from the conference that can be broadly categorized as land and water management, fisheries and aquaculture and rice-based agriculture systems. Intensification of aquaculture and rice-based agriculture frequently...

Author(s)
Hoanh, C. T.; Szuster, B.; Kam, S.; Ismail, A.; Noble, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An analysis of environmental policy strategies for coastal land conservation in Thailand.

Addressing externalities in policy decisions is crucial to ensuring the sustainable use of coastal land. This chapter analyses efficient management options and their trade-offs for coastal land use in Krabi Province, Thailand. Various environmental management schemes, such as zoning, green taxation ...

Author(s)
Pongthanapanich, T.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Coastal transects analysis of Chao Phraya Delta, Thailand.

The consequences of coastal degradation can be devastating, particularly in highly populated and sensitive areas such as deltas. Innovative approaches and tools are required to minimize these impacts and for sustainable management. The high complexity, diversity, dynamics and large-scale...

Author(s)
Chuenpagdee, R.; Traesupap, S.; Juntarashote, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Ability of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litopenaeus vannamei</i> to survive and compete with local marine shrimp species in the Bangpakong River, Thailand.

Potential ecological damage caused by the introduction of Litopenaeus vannamei (Pacific whiteleg shrimp) for aquaculture in Thailand's Bangpakong watershed depends on its ability to survive environmental conditions and compete for food with local shrimp species. To examine this, we determined: (i)...

Author(s)
Panutrakul, S.; Senanan, W.; Chavanich, S.; Tangkrock-Olan, N.; Viyakarn, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diversified cropping systems in a coastal province of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam: from testing to outscaling.

This study was carried out to test the hypothesis that diversification and polyculture (growing more than one crop/commodity at the same time in the same field) could contribute greatly to increased profitability and reduced risk for both rice-based and shrimp-based production systems in the...

Author(s)
Ni, D. V.; Phat, T. D.; Lu, T.; Tung, P. B. V.; Ben, D. C.; Vu, D. H.; Thai, P. H.; Giang, P. H.; Tuong, T. P.
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

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