Ibiwoye, T.I.I. and Saizwedel, H.
Compensating restrictive fisheries management measures: distribution of improved cocks to Kainji Lake communities 1997-2001.
In: 16th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
, 4-9 November 2001
The Nigeria-German Kainji Lake Fisheries Promotion Project (KLFPP) promoted the distribution of genetically improved cocks to the Kainji Lake (Nigeria) fishing communities aiming to compensate for possible short-term income losses due to the implementation of fisheries management measures restricting the use of the Lake's resources and to provide alternative sources for income generation, especially for the women. Out of 5,075 cocks produced, 4,171 cocks were distributed at subsidized prices mainly to women in 116 fishing villages of Kainji Lake. During an impact survey carried out in 12 villages, 6-24 months after distribution, only 25% of the cocks distributed were seen. However, potential income for each beneficiary from the hybrid offspring was estimated at minimum 1,000 Naira per year
Conference or Workshop Item
||Compensating restrictive fisheries management measures: distribution of improved cocks to Kainji Lake communities 1997-2001
||16th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
||4-9 November 2001
||Fisheries Society of Nigeria
||Nigeria, Lake Kainji; fishermen; fishery management; lake fisheries; rural development; women
Ms Maria Kalentsits
||07 Jul 2010 07:12
||29 Sep 2011 17:04
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