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Aquatic Commons (38.811 recursos)

The Aquatic Commons is a thematic digital repository covering the natural marine, estuarine /brackish and fresh water environments . It includes all aspects of the science, technology, management and conservation of these environments, their organisms and resources, and the economic, sociological and legal aspects.

Subject = Sociology

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  1. Decent work: freedom from modern slavery

    van der Zwan, Ment
    Only shared interest and mutual will—nationally, regionally, locally—among fishers and social partners can help achieve sustainable fisheries

  2. Yemaya, No.58, January 2018

  3. Women in frozen fish marketing in Lagos State: strategies and methods

    Ajana, A.M.; Yarhere, M.T.
    Lagos state has a major sea port for landing of frozen fish from Mauritania, Senegal, the Scottish waters and other European countries. In the last three years, the dense population of the state has encouraged all kinds of trade to thrive. Fish as a major food in many Nigerian diets has been known to complement the high carbohydrate intake of majority of the Nigerian populace because of the unaffordable prices of beef in the market. The market for frozen fish is rich in Lagos. It has provided many women fishmongers a livelihood for over a decade. They have been able...

  4. Role of women in inland fishing communities in Nigeria: a review

    Owena, V.E; Nwabeze, G.O; Ayanda, J.O.
    The role of women in inland fishing communities in Nigeria have not been assessed or fully appreciated in the fishing industry in Nigeria. The role of women in the fisheries sub-sector is significant mainly in the post harvest activities such as sorting, preservation, processing, distribution and marketing of the fish products. The review highlights the fact that women not only make meaningful contribution to the socio-economic well-being of their households and the fishing but are also involved in other livelihood activities useful to their households and the community in which where they live. However, there are some constraints limiting women's...

  5. The attitude of fishermen towards stock enhancement and influencing factors: A case study in Guilan Province of Iran

    Shariati, M.T.; Nikfetrat, E.
    Decline in aquatic resource stocks, occurs for various reasons. Although regulations and measures have proven useful, they have failed to inhibit effectively the stock reduction trends. Iranian Fisheries Organization has carried out a great deal of investments and efforts concerning the enhancement of the Caspian Sea resource stocks through the restrictive regulations, and reproduction and release of various species such as bony fish and sturgeon. Nevertheless, reports of low catch of fish by fishermen and illegal fishing of even released fry have made serious concerns. Consequently, the existing approaches and practices have been questioned. However, resource management is facing a...

  6. Assessment of capital assets and utilization amongst artisanal fishers in Tatabu fishing community

    Tafida, A.A.; Ayanda, J.O.
    Sustainable development in Tatabu fishing community can hardly be attained without a systematic socio-economic consideration of the productive activities and development needs of the people. Generally two important factors play a great role in rural livelihoods; the prevailing structures and processes and access to assets, which can be combined in a various ways to generate positive outcomes. In essence poverty and the opportunity to escape from it depends on all the above. The assets comprise of human, natural, social, physical and financial. The present study (emperically analyzed their strength, linkages and the effects of policy and structures on them, particularly...

  7. Factors affecting changing livelihood strategies of artisanal fisherfolks in inland fishing communities in Delta State

    Nwabeze, G.O.; Ayanda, J.O.; Odebode, S.O.
    This study examined the factors affecting changing livelihood strategies of artisanal fisherfolks in inland fishing communities in Delta State, Nigeria. The sample size of 169 respondents was selected through a simple random sampling from a total of 935 fisherfolks in two selected Local Government Areas. Instrument for data collection was structured questionnaire. Data were analysed using descriptive and non parametric statistic. The result showed that majority (44%) of the respondents is between the ages of 41 and 60 years. There were no significant relationships between marital status, educational level, family size, income of fisherfolks and changing livelihood strategies (r= -...

  8. Investigation of the socioeconomic activities and potentials of rural fisher folks in Oyan Lake Area

    Ikenweiwe, N.B.; Otubusin, S.O.; Awotunde, J.M.; Oke, O.A.
    An investigation of the socio-economic potential of the inhabitants living around Oyan lake (40km2 surface area) was carried out between January 2001 and August 2002. Five hundred (500) copies of the questionnaires were distributed among the people living around the entire stretch of the lake and 283 people responded. The commercial fish landing estimates showed that the total landing for the entire period of study was 4,628 (number) weighing 1,856.6kg. Mean catch per boat per sampling day (number and weight) was estimated to be 113 and 4.28kg respectively. Therefore the estimated annual fish landing (number and weight) per boat from...

  9. Study of barriers and strategies for development of ornamental fish industry in Iran: “case study of Markazi Province”

    Hajimirrahimi, S.D.; Dadgar, Sh.
    Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf and the natural aquatic environment, made Iran’s geo-strategic and socioeconomic situation of the fisheries and aquaculture sector unique. This sector in the three areas of “ecotourism”, “food production” and “social behavior” play a crucial role in achieving Iran's Vision Policy of 1404 goals. However, Iran's valuable position in ornamental fish farming industry has been less attention and several issues challenged its development trend. Markazi is one of the leading provinces in this industry. So the main purposes of research were to identify current situation and providing development strategies. This study was descriptive and data were collected...

  10. Factors affecting the policyholders' satisfaction coldwater fish farmers of Mazandaran Province using agricultural insurance

    Nouri, G.; Khoshsima, R.; Salehi, H.; Kakoolaki, S.
    The goal of this research was considering the reasons of policy holder satisfaction of breeding freshwater fish farms with agriculture insurance in Mazandaran province. The population of this research was the number of 63 freshwater fish breeders in Mazandaran province had assured their farms through Agricultural Insurance Fund during years 88 to 92 and they have utilized questionnaires for field data collection, its validity was approved by experts’ panel and its reliability was approved through utilization of Cronbach’s alpha coefficient (0.85). the variable " Agricultural Insurance Fund has considered on our complain on time" had more sound on satisfaction at...

  11. Affective factors on fish consumption pattern in households (Case study: Sari)

    Amirnejad, H.; Heidari Kamalabadi, R.
    Aquatics, especially fish, are important sources of animal protein that plays an important role in household food basket and could account as a good substitute for food and protein needs. The purpose of this study was to determine factors of social, economic and cultural influence on fish consumption and current fish-use pattern in Sari, using a discriminant analysis model. The results of discriminant analysis showed that the region of residence, fish health awareness, the assessment of poultry meat benefits, the assessment of fish meat benefits, consumption awareness, the normative pressure of consumption and meal planning criteria had the biggest impacts...

  12. Entrepreneurship development; a step towards achieving the economic and social goals of fisheries: (Explanation and ranking of effective environmental factors using fuzzy Delphi and FAHP approach)

    Samadi Miarkolaei, Hossein; Samadi Miarkolaei, Hamze E.; Masha Zamini, M.
    The purpose of the present research was to identify and rank the effective environmental (background) indices on OE process in Mazandaran Fisheries Organization. In terms of data collection, the method used in this study was the descriptive-survey method and in terms of research purposes, it was an applied research. Statistical population included experts and leading experts of Mazandaran fisheries organization in 2014. After literature review, the effective environmental (background) indices on OE were identified. Data were collected using Delphi and paired comparisons questionnaires, and analyzed using fuzzy Delphi method and FAHP. The results showed that the effective environmental (background) indices...

  13. Adoption of simple technologies for poverty alleviation

    Sule, A.M.; Ayanda, J.O.; Olabanji, M.U.
    Several technologies have been disseminated to the rural populace of which few were adoptable while others were above their reaches. The adoption-rejection behaviour of the people of Monai community formed the basis for this study. Twenty women fish processors were interviewed using standard questionnaire. The study discovered that the women fish processors used the new introduced Better Life Programme Banda in rotation for even coverage. The use of new Banda has a positive effect on the quantity of fish processed and income. Additional two basins were processed on weekly basis with an income of N1,000.00 over the previous processing technology....

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