Monsoon trawl ban and its effects on the livelihood of trawl labourers: the case with Versova fishing village in Maharashtra

Shyam, S Salim (2007) Monsoon trawl ban and its effects on the livelihood of trawl labourers: the case with Versova fishing village in Maharashtra. Journal of Indian Fisheries Association, 34 . pp. 115-122.

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Abstract

Indian fisheries sector in view of its potential contribution to national income, nutritional security, employment opportunities, social objectives and export earnings, plays an important role in the socio-economic development of the country. Fisheries sector contributes 4.3% to the agricultural GDP and export earnings are presently valued at over INR 68 billion from a volume of 460,000 tonnes. In addition, it provides direct and indirect employment, and dependency for over seven million people in the country.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Monsoon trawl ban; livelihood; trawl labourers; Versova fishing village; Maharashtra
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension
Socio Economic and Extension > Fishing Villages
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:7410
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:09 Feb 2011 17:29
Last Modified:09 Feb 2011 17:29

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