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Eco-friendly fisheries extension policy

By S N Ojha and S Salim Shyam

Abstract

Fisheries are a new profession, which has evolved after a scarcity of fish, was observed in the ocean because of over exploitation of fish from open water bodies. Development has, as such, neglected fisheries, and has concentrated on engineering and agricultural development. As a result over last five decades land based development got saturated. Over exploitation of these resources also had damaged the water-based resources, which might have been neglected because of ignorance. Modern fisheries also have also become intensive. This may again affect the environment. Considering this, fisheries extension policy needs to be developed in such a way that the adverse effects caused by industry and agricu ltu re neither effect fisheries nor fisheries damages the environment. Along with that Fisheries Extension should also adopt the modern approaches of extensio

Topics: Socio Economics and Extension, Fisheries Extension, Policy
Year: 2001
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.cmfri.org.in:7391

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