Aquaculture for livelihoods and food security in North-western India
8 July 2021 | Meera D. Ansal and Asha Dhawan | 262 Downloads | .pdf | 3.93 MB | Freshwater finfish, Hatchery and nursery, Inland aquaculture, Livelihoods, gender and social issues, India, Freshwater prawns
In the north-western states of India there is great scope for aquaculture to generate employment opportunities, improve the socio-economic status of farming communities, furnish additional food and nutritional security and boost the national economy.
This article describes the present state of Indian aquaculture and prospects for increasing production through diversification, use of village/community ponds and inland saline aquaculture of shrimp and other species, along with major concerns and action plans.
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