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Commercial aquaculture and economic growth, poverty alleviation and food security : assessment framework

Author: Nathanaël Hishamunda; Junning Cai; PingSun Leung; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Publisher: Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009.
Series: FAO fisheries and aquaculture technical paper, 512.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There is ample evidence that, when properly conducted, especially as a business (commercial) activity, aquaculture can make significant contribution to national food security, poverty alleviation and economies, factors which often determine policy makers' support to any sector. Yet quantitative evaluation of these merits is poorly documented, particularly in developing countries, which often limits the much needed  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathanaël Hishamunda; Junning Cai; PingSun Leung; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
ISBN: 9789251063378 9251063370
OCLC Number: 495781345
Description: vii, 58 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Contribution of a commercial aquaculture to economic growth : an assessment framework --
Contribution of commercial aquaculture to poverty alleviation and food security : an assessment framework --
Assessment of commercial aquaculture's contribution to economic growth and food security : examples --
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Series Title: FAO fisheries and aquaculture technical paper, 512.
Responsibility: by Nathanael Hishamunda, Junning Cai, PingSun Leung.

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There is ample evidence that, when properly conducted, aquaculture can make significant contribution to national food security, poverty alleviation and economies. This paper suggests measuring  Read more...

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