Community fisheries management of freshwater lakes in Bangladesh

Middendorp, H.A.J. and Hasan, M.R. and Apu, N.A. (1996) Community fisheries management of freshwater lakes in Bangladesh. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 19(2), pp. 4-8.

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The Oxbow Lakes Small Scale Fishermen Project in western Bangladesh is primarily a Social Fisheries Project. The project aims at self-management of the Oxbow lakes fishing and fish farming by members of the local communities and the sharing of the benefits in an equitable manner. Project emphasis is on social and institutional aspects of the community water resource management and on improving the fish yields through better fisheries practices.

Item Type: Article
Title: Community fisheries management of freshwater lakes in Bangladesh
Personal Creator/Author:
Middendorp, H.A.J.
Hasan, M.R.
Apu, N.A.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 19
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 4-8
Date: 1996
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fishery management; Oxbow lakes; Sociological aspects; Popular participation; Lake fisheries; Freshwater lakes; Resource management; Bangladesh
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 9354
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 08:29
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 08:29

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