Relevance of Indigenous Technical Knowledge for Responsible Fisheries

Swathi Lekshmi, P S (2013) Relevance of Indigenous Technical Knowledge for Responsible Fisheries. In: ICAR funded Short Course on “ICT -oriented Strategic Extension for Responsible Fisheries Management, 05-25 November, 2013, Kochi.


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    The code of Responsible fisheries was adopted in 1995 by the members of the food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations. The code is a voluntary instrument that addresses many aspects of fisheries. Its scope includes marine and fresh water fisheries, wild and farmed resources, and harvesting and post-harvest operations. The code encourages the national and sustainable utilization of fishery resources, in capture, processing, trade in fish and fishery products fishing operations and aquaculture. Ultimately the code aims to promote the contribution of fisheries to food security and quality, satisfying the nutritional needs of local communities.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Indigenous Technical Knowledge; Responsible Fisheries
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mangalore
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2014 06:57
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:57

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