Adoption of oyster culture by women in Kerala

Immanuel, Sheela (2008) Adoption of oyster culture by women in Kerala. Fishery Technology, 45 (2). pp. 237-242.


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    A study was conducted with the objective of examining the socia economic impact of the technology that was transferred to the women folk through variuos methodologies and to empower these women both socially and economically through the adoption of these technologies. Fisher folk in the coastal belts were identified from selected villages viz., Ayiralllthe/lgll (23), Dnlnvnpllral1l (24) and Azheeknl (23)and the technology of edible oyster culture was demonstrated. Data were collected from the women with the help of a structured interview schedule. Dahl were collected for a period of three months during the year 2002- 03. Percentage analysis was done to categorise them under different groups. The study indicated that group farming appears to be the ideal means for the propagation of oyster culture in this region. Serious constraint faced by these groups were identified and suitable remedial measures suggested to overcome the constraints.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: oyster culture; women; Kerala
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
    Socio Economics and Extension > Fishing Community
    Divisions: 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: 08 Feb 2011 09:05
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:43

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