Framework for mariculture water lease policy in India

Mohamed, K S and Kripa, V (2010) Framework for mariculture water lease policy in India. Recent Advances in Lobster Biology, Aquaculture and Management (RALBAM 2010). pp. 55-64.


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Globally, coastal aquaculture is one of the fastest growing food sector industries. The production from coastal ecosystem through farming, which was less than 0.5 million tonnes in 1950, increased to 10 million tonnes in 1990 and to 36 million tonnes by 2007 (F AO, 2009). Currently nearly 106 nations are involved in farming marine organisms. During the last six and half decades, the potential of aquaculture for food production and the alleviation of poverty optie people living in coastal areas, many of whom are among the poorest in the world, were widely recogoized and legal policies were drafted in many countries and implemented to support the farmers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: mariculture; water lease policy; India
Subjects: Aquaculture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2011 09:23
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42

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