BUILDING RESILIENCE OF FISHERY AND CHANGING LIVELIHOOD STATUS OF THE FISHERMEN IN BANGLADESH
Keywords:Innovation, technology, fishermen, fish farming, livelihood
The agricultural sector faces various challenges, including climate change, natural disasters, diseases, and water pollution. Resilience is essential for fish farming in Bangladesh as the sector is vulnerable to a range of environmental, social, and economic stresses. In line with this, building resilience is critical for the long-term sustainability of fish farming in Bangladesh. This study was conducted to assess the significance of fish farming in changing the livelihood status of the fishermen in Mymensingh district of Bangladesh. Our article is based on information collected from randomly selected sixty fishermen. Research used a well-structured questionnaire from July to December 2017. The survey identified that fishermen faced various problems such as social, economic, and technical ones. In our study was discovered that mostly of respondents had lack of capital, and illiteracy on fish farming. However, there is few institutional supports. The study revealed that fish farming firmly had a significant contribution in changing livelihood status of the fishermen in the study area.
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