Self help group dynamics of women fisher folk in coastal Kerala for technological empowerment

Vipinkumar, V P (2010) Self help group dynamics of women fisher folk in coastal Kerala for technological empowerment. In: Technology for Women Empowerment: Issues and Challenges. Serials Publications, New Delhi, pp. 39-54.

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    Abstract

    In fisheries sector, the contribution of women is substantial, especially in various subsidiary activities of capture fisheries such is processing, value addition, sorting, grading, peeling, trading and aquaculture practices ranging from breeding and rearing of fish to marketing. The coastal fishing communities are almost solely depending on the sea resources for their livelihood and the roles that Self Help Groups of women fisherfolk in the marine fisheries sector mobilized with a sui&ble micro-enterprise in fisheries and diversified sectors are pivotal for the maintenance and economic prosperity of their families. A study was undertaken in the coastal belts of Kerala state in India, to assess the dynamics of the Self Help Groups of women fisherfolk to identify the important dimensions contributing to their effectiveness and to identify the constraints faced by the women fisherfolk so as to issess the suitability of microenterprises in fisheries and allied sectors

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Self help; group dynamics; women fisher folk; coastal Kerala; technological empowerment
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Extension
    Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Economics
    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: 16 Jul 2013 11:03
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:54
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9239

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