Author:Mark Flaherty, Kishor C. Samal & Dolagobinda Pradhan and Subrata Ray (Authors)

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Coastal Aquaculture in India: Poverty, Environment and Rural Livelihood

By: Mark Flaherty, Kishor C. Samal & Dolagobinda Pradhan and Subrata Ray (Authors)

Price: $38.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2009

Seller ID: 700886

ISBN: 8180695891

Condition: New


The book, after depicting the global and all-India picture on aquaculture, examines the diverse impacts of coastal aquaculture in Orissa where shrimp farming is a leading economic activity. It observes that there has been shift in occupation from rice cultivation and capture fishing to shrimp aquaculture. Shrimp farming has played an important role in employment generation and a rise in per capita income; and has thus led to decrease in dependency on agriculture and artisan fisheries for food and income. On the other hand, it has led to environmental degradation. It has not also brought any si... View more info