Gender mainstreaming through coastal cage farming- a success story from Andhra Pradesh

Jeeva, J C and Megarajan, Sekhar and Vipinkumar, V P and Raju, S S and Nagaraju, P and Ghosh, Shubhadeep (2021) Gender mainstreaming through coastal cage farming- a success story from Andhra Pradesh. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 250. pp. 30-31. ISSN 0254-380X

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    Abstract

    The results of gender researches reveal that despite the important role women play in agricultural production, they remain disadvantaged in numerous aspects. Women mostly have limited access to agricultural inputs including seeds and fertilizers, technological resources, equipment, land often also lack the capacity needed to deploy these resources. Today, cage culture of marine fish is receiving more attention as increasing consumption of fish coupled with declining stocks of wild fishes has increased interest in fish production in cages. Suitable locations along the long coastline including brackish water areas available in coastal states and other underutilized water bodies can be better utilized by adopting cage culture which can play a significant role in increasing the overall fish production and household incomes of fishermen.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Cage Culture; Coastal Cage Farming
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
    Socio Economics and Extension
    Aquaculture > Cage culture
    Aquaculture
    Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2022 04:36
    Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 04:52
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/15789

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