Sustainable Rural Livelihood Systems: The Case for India's Inland Fisheries Sector

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  • Author :Sib Ranjan Misra
  • Year of Publication :2012
  • ISBN: :9788180697852
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 272
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Economics, Fisheries and Zoology, Rural Development

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About the Book :

Understanding the livelihood systems of the poor is crucial to effective poverty reduction. It is true that livelihood of the poor can never be understood in any one-track logic-be it economic, social, technical, cultural or political. The livelihood systems are made up of very diverse elements which-taken together-contribute the physical, economic, social and cultural universe wherein the families live. The livelihood approach puts households of the pooras its central focus. There is no denying the fact that India has observant natural endowments, conventional wisdom and human skills in respect of intensified fish farming. Butin spite of enormous potentials, move heading has not been adjust, learning a loose gap between actual and potential sit. The new technology, which seem stechnically attractive has fasted to produce substantial results in real work the present unsatisfactory performance may be attempted to absence of rational management and judicious utilization of the resources. And the unsatisfactory performance fells feelingly upon the livelihood system of the further folk which really largely depend upon this in rural West Bengal. In the study, attempt has been safe to examine the operational features of and texts and to identify the favour that the development of fisheries. Effortsare also made to articulates on the livelihood issues of the people dependent unit, directly or indirectly.

About Author :

Sib Ranjan Misra, a Ph. D. in Economics (Jadavpur University) and D.E.P. (Istituto di Studi per lo Sviluppo Economico, University of Naples), was on the teaching staff of the University of North Bengal (1971-78). He is currently engaged as a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics in the Department of Economics in the Department of Economics and Politics, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan. His present assignment includes research and teaching in various branches of Economics. He has completed quite a number of projects on problems of tea plantation, fisheries development, irrigation management etc. Sponsored by ICSSR, UGC, ICAR etc. He has also served for quite some time as an Advisor on the Fisheries Development Advisory Board, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operation, Government of India. The author's publications have appeared in various professional journals and also include books entitled Tea Industry in India (1986), Fisheries in India (1989), Floriculture in West Bengal- Problems and Potentials (co-authored, 1997).