Pond Fish Production Through People's Participation in Rural Bangladesh 【Article】
JIDC_07_02_02_Chowdhury.pdf 1.24 MB
Chowdhury, Masudul Hoq
Aquaculture is currently responsible for a significant proportion of total fish production in Bangladesh. Fish is the main animal sources of protein for the rural people of Bangladesh. However,given increasing demand for fish, the per capita production of fish is declining. The present studyhighlights the development of fresh water pond fish culture through grassroots level organization inBangladesh. The study was conducted in rural area of Bangladesh. The result of the study reveals that,management and cultural factors affect fish farming in ponds. The study also indicated that, higherproduction could be achieved by increasing the use of fertilizer and artificial feeding along with theimprovement of other management practices. The grassroots level village organization had played asignificant role in the process of technology transfer from the Thana level to the village level.