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Aquaculture for rural development and poverty reduction in Sri Lanka

K. H. D. T. Kasagala

Aquaculture for rural development and poverty reduction in Sri Lanka

an assessment of potentials and constraints

by K. H. D. T. Kasagala

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Published by Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute in Colombo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-50).

StatementK.H.D.T. Kasagala
SeriesResearch study -- no. 129
ContributionsHector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 61 p. ;
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24581565M
ISBN 109789556120998
LC Control Number2010316634
OCLC/WorldCa537320748

SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) was started as SAARC Agriculture Information Centre in and later in it was renamed as SAC. From the very early days, information sharing has been one of the principle activities of the Centre. Small-scale Aquaculture for Rural Livelihoods: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Small-scale Aquaculture for Increasing Resilience of Rural Livelihoods in Nepal. Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal, .

Ceriani,Lidia & Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela & Olivieri,Sergio Daniel, "Understanding poverty reduction in Sri Lanka: evidence from to /13," Policy Research Working Paper Series , The World Bank. Daniel Sakyi & José Villaverde & Adolfo Maza & Isaac Bonuedi, This book includes a total of 25 papers presented at the ‘Symposium on Small-scale Aquaculture for Increasing Resilience of Rural Livelihoods in Nepal’, held in Kathmandu on February S.P. Rijal Contribution of small-scale cage fish culture to poverty reduction and sustainable development in Nepal .. 87 J.D. Bista, T.B.

The way rural–urban linkages are shaped is crucial for poverty reduction and broader economic development. Rural–urban linkages have long been recognized as a key aspect of economic (p) development (Lewis ; Haggblade et al. ). Urban industrial and service sector growth provides employment for workers who exit agriculture, while. GOSL and the development Partners, (). Sri Lanka – Post Tsunami recovery Programme: Preliminary damage and need assessment. Report prepared by ADB, JBIC and the World Bank. MF&P (Ministry of Finance and Planning). (), Sri Lanka: New development strategy, framework for economic growth and poverty reduction, Sri Lanka.


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Aquaculture for Rural Development and Poverty Reduction in Sri Lanka: An Assessment of Potentials and Constrains Book January with 50 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Sri Lanka gained independence in after being colonized for years. The country is currently governed by the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, having a.

Aquaculture, probably the fastest growing food-producing sector, now accounts for nearly 50 percent of the world's food fish. The need to exchange reliable information on all related subjects is becoming a key issue for the responsible management of aquaculture.

In order to provide easily-accessible and up-to-date information, the FAO Fisheries. Daily Observer (Bangladesh reported on the new IFPRI book, "The Making of the 'Blue Revolution' in Bangladesh.”The book found that the growing aquaculture industry in Bangladesh was responsible for two million of the 18 million people who escaped poverty between and The rapid growth of fish farming over the past three decades has generated heated debate over the role of aquaculture in rural development and poverty reduction.

Central to these debates is the question of whether and how aquaculture impacts local incomes and. Most of the research studies on food security, including Sri Lankan food security studies, focused on the macro-level aspects of poverty and food security. These macro-level studies may not be able to specify the link between poverty and food security at the regional or household level, which is necessary in order to design policies to improve food security in the rural : R.

Widanage. AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT Seventy- five percent of the world’s poor live in rural areas, and most are involved in farming. In the 21st century, agriculture remains fundamental to economic growth, poverty alleviation, and environmental sustainability.

The International Institute of Knowledge Management takes the pleasure to welcome you to the 6 th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development (ICPSD ) which will be held from 05 th – 06 th December in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

ICPSD aims to bring together current research on poverty, inequality and social exclusion and to discuss policies and other measures. In China today, poverty refers mainly to the rural poor, as decades of economic growth have largely eradicated urban poverty.

The dramatic progress in reducing poverty over the past three decades in China is well known. According to the World Bank, more than million Chinese people have been lifted out of extreme poverty; China's poverty rate fell from 88 percent in to percent in.

Agricultural development will remain an important component of poverty reduction programmes for the foreseeable future in South Asia. There are some major resource degradation challenges, as well as linkages to the off-farm rural economy, to be taken into account.

Project is to assist the Government of Sri Lanka to improve food security and reduce poverty, especially in rural areas. The Project is furthering this objective by promoting market-driven and sustainable management of inland fisheries and aquaculture through resource development and quality improvement.

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[email protected] Size: KB. For aquaculture, national and household studies tend to focus on export value chains and use diverse approaches. They suggest some degree of poverty alleviation and possibly other positive outcomes for adopters, but these outcomes also depend on the small-scale farming contexts and on whether adoption was emergent or due to development.

Knowing whether aquaculture in developing countries helps the poorest in communities is an important question for development agencies who want to make pro-poor investments. Historically, there have been two arguments that it does not.

First, to be a fish farmer you need to have a certain amount of wealth, so the poorest are unable to become producers. His current areas of interest are economic and social organizations and networks of the poor, making markets and public services work for the poor, social entrepreneurship, ICT based innovations in agriculture and rural development, promotion of on farm and off farm jobs and public private and people partnerships for rural poverty reduction/5.

From toaquaculture accounted for % of Bangladesh’s annual income growth and percentage points of overall poverty reduction.

National poverty rates declined from % to %— percentage points—in that time frame. “The growth of aquaculture by itself accounted for roughly 10% of the poverty reduction —the. UNDP Poverty Reduction. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) poverty reduction work addresses poverty through a range of inclusive cooperative development strategies.

Its annual Human Development Report and country reports are valuable sources of up-to-date information and data to inform poverty reduction. GOALS Create a better Sri Lanka through finance.

Sound fiscal management; to ensure that the revenue to support investments in Sri Lanka’s social and economic priorities is raised and spent in a fair, responsible and efficient way.

Precision poverty reduction; allocation of modern technologies to identify poor households through 50 indicators evaluating key factors that contribute to poverty.

Introduction. Aquaculture, the farming of aquatic animals (e.g., finfish, mollusks, and crustaceans) and seaweeds, is the fastest growing food production sector in the world, with an average annual growth rate of % during the period – ().Global aquaculture production reached 80 million tons of food fish inof which inland aquaculture produced million tons (64%) while Cited by: In Sri Lanka, accompanied by Mr.

Herath, Director (Freshwater Development) of National Aquaculture Development Authority (NAQDA), the experts group first visited the wholesale markets for seafood in Colombo to investigate the local aquatic products trading conditions, and has mastered the related basic data of the Sri Lanka fishery.

In. This is true for aquaculture where few studies have attempted to assess the social equity benefits of aquaculture development (see Pant et al.

; Belton ). Whilst it is generally understood that economic growth is crucial for sustained poverty reduction, there is evidence that growth can bypass poor and marginalized people and replicate Author: Alexander M. Kaminski, Froukje Kruijssen, Steven M. Cole, Malcolm C.M. Beveridge, Claire Dawson, Cha.Background.

David Lewis grew up in Bearsden, near Glasgow, Scotland, and in Bath in the west of England. He read Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge (BA/MA ). He has a PhD in Development Studies from the University of Bath (). Before becoming a lecturer at the London School of Economics & Political Science inhe was briefly a freelance development researcher .Athula Senaratne is an Environmental Economist and has published on various themes including common property resources, sustainable agriculture, supply/demand analysis of fish, non-timber forest products (NTFP) and community-based aquaculture.

His current research interests include climate adaptation, institutions and property rights, and environment and macroeconomic policy. He was .