Boat building - A livelihood focused intervention for fisherfolk

Swathi Lekshmi, P S and Narayanakumar, R and Vipinkumar, V P and Leslie, V A (2017) Boat building - A livelihood focused intervention for fisherfolk. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (234). pp. 31-32. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    Fisher folk’s dependence on depleting fishery resources and open access nature of fisheries reflecting the tragedy of the commons, has resulted in a core of adaptation measures which has led them to seek livelihood diversification. Fishermen families within themselves are seen to engage in multiple income generating activities or observed to move away to fishery/non fishery related livelihoods. This study documents the case of boat building as a livelihood occupation among fisher folk of Chinnamuttom fishing village, Kanyakumari district.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Boat building; livelihood; fisherfolk
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension
    Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Economics
    Divisions: CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2018 08:54
    Last Modified: 27 Oct 2018 08:54

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