Promoting women participation in fish culture enterprises - as a means of poverty alleviation in Nigeria

Obayemi, I.M. (2005) Promoting women participation in fish culture enterprises - as a means of poverty alleviation in Nigeria. In: 19th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) , 29 Nov - 03 Dec 2004 ,Ilorin, Nigeria, pp. 750-753.

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Abstract

One major aspect of the poverty status in Nigeria is the high rate of unemployment with the attendant economic in capacity, which in turn is responsible for the persistent problem of malnutrition over the decades. This paper is focused on how women can be empowered for better productivity in fish culture enterprises, seeing that women have been active in different aspects of agricultural production. They also sustain more than half of the developing countries such as Nigeria. Some problems being encountered by would be women fish farmers and suggestions on how women participation in fish and shellfish culture enterprises can be enhanced are proffered. The major ones being those sustainable policies by the Government State ADPs and NGOs are applied to ensure adequate motivation of women for fish culture enterprises

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Title: Promoting women participation in fish culture enterprises - as a means of poverty alleviation in Nigeria
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Obayemi, I.M.
Page Range: pp. 750-753
Date: 2005
Event Title: 19th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
Event Type: Conference
Event Location: Ilorin, Nigeria
Event Dates: 29 Nov - 03 Dec 2004
Issuing Agency: Fisheries Society of Nigeria
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nigeria; aquaculture enterprises; women
Subjects: Sociology
Aquaculture
Item ID: 4108
Depositing User: Ms Maria Kalentsits
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 13:12
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 16:32
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/4108

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