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Management Regimes And Its Impact On The Wetland Fisheries Management In Assam, Ganesh Chandra Aug 2014

Management Regimes And Its Impact On The Wetland Fisheries Management In Assam, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

Assam is endowed with copious aquatic wealth in the form of beels, swamps, ponds and rivers. The floodplain wetlands (beels) extending over one lakh hectare, constitute the most important fishery resource of the state. The beels are considered as one of the most productive ecosystems owing to their characteristic interactions between land and water system. These wetlands are the common property resource and under different management regimes. These wetlands are under various management regimes, i.e., private management (individuals and groups), fishermen cooperative management, Community-based fisheries management (decentralized management, Government works as facilitator) and open access. Most of the unregistered ...


State Of Inland Fisheries And Inland Fisher Community Of India, A P. Sharma, P K. Katiha, A K. Sahoo, Ganesh Chandra Jan 2013

State Of Inland Fisheries And Inland Fisher Community Of India, A P. Sharma, P K. Katiha, A K. Sahoo, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

With exponential increase in human population. the food demand, shrinkage of cultivable land and decline in the agricultural productivity. role of livestock and fisheries sectors to fulfill growing demand for food is of paramount importance for nutritional security. In this context significance of fisheries sector is enormous and well documented. Starting from a purely traditional activity in the early fifties. the fisheries sector has transformed into a significant commercial enterprise with impressive growth (overI 0 fold increase in last six decades). The sector is employer of more than 14 million people. The environmental and social perspectives of inland open water ...


Communication Sources Used By Fish Farmers And Field Extension Functionaries In Floodplain Wetland Fisheries Of Assam : A Comparative Study, Ganesh Chandra Jun 2012

Communication Sources Used By Fish Farmers And Field Extension Functionaries In Floodplain Wetland Fisheries Of Assam : A Comparative Study, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

A study was carried out in 106 floodplain wetlands of Assam with the objective of ascertaining the preference of communication media use by the fishers of floodplain wetlands and extent of their use by field extension functionaries. Two categories of respondents namely 106 lessee fishermen and 30 officials lower level field extension functionaries constituted the sample of the study. The findings revealed that the interpersonal communication sources like consultation with FEO/ Beel manager was the most important sources for obtaining information by fishers. Demonstration and consultation with progressive farmers were assigned second and third rank. Field extension functionaries preferred group ...


अंत:स्थलीय मात्स्यिकी - उत्पादन एवं संसाधन प्रबंधन (Inland Fisheries -Production And Resource Management), A. P. Sharma, M. K. Bhandhopadhyay, Ganesh Chandra, A. Roy Jun 2011

अंत:स्थलीय मात्स्यिकी - उत्पादन एवं संसाधन प्रबंधन (Inland Fisheries -Production And Resource Management), A. P. Sharma, M. K. Bhandhopadhyay, Ganesh Chandra, A. Roy

Ganesh Chandra

No abstract provided.


बाधकृत मैदानी आद्र क्षेत्रो में मातस्यकी प्रबंधन (Fisheries Management In Floodplain Wetlands), Ganesh Chandra May 2011

बाधकृत मैदानी आद्र क्षेत्रो में मातस्यकी प्रबंधन (Fisheries Management In Floodplain Wetlands), Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

No abstract provided.


Issues And Tools For Social Science Research In Inland Fisheries, P K. Katiha, K K. Vass, A P. Sharma, U Bhaumik, Ganesh Chandra Apr 2010

Issues And Tools For Social Science Research In Inland Fisheries, P K. Katiha, K K. Vass, A P. Sharma, U Bhaumik, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

No abstract provided.


Participatory Rural Appraisal, Ganesh Chandra Apr 2010

Participatory Rural Appraisal, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

Participation, empowerment and inclusion have become the new development buzzword. There has been a range of interpretations of the meaning of participation in development. Participatory development starts from the premise that it is important to identify and build upon strengths already present in communities. Perhaps the most widespread appearance of participation in mainstream development has been seen in the form of participatory methodologies of research, intended to gather a wide range of information from local people at their livelihoods, needs, and strengths, at the same time as 'empowering' them through a process of collaborative analysis and learning. PRA is a ...


Dissemination Of Communication And Information In Inland Fisheries, Ganesh Chandra Apr 2010

Dissemination Of Communication And Information In Inland Fisheries, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

Flow of communication and information from the research station to the end user is sine qua non for the sustainable production as well as productivity enhancement in inland fisheries and the development of fishers as a whole. The resource poor who are often more in need than others of information on sustainable and low external input technologies is least likely to gain access to the information required. This has been seen particularly in the fisheries sector where the channels of information accessible to the resource poor delivered information on new practices and recommendations as well as the new culture technologies ...


Fisher Management Regimes And Fisheries Governance In Floodplain Wetland Of Assam, Ganesh Chandra Feb 2009

Fisher Management Regimes And Fisheries Governance In Floodplain Wetland Of Assam, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

Assam is endowed with copious aquatic wealth in the form of beels, swamps, ponds and rivers. The floodplain wetlands (beels) extending over one lakh hectare, constitute the most important fishery resource of the state. The beels are considered as one of the most productive ecosystems owing to their characteristic interactions between land and water system. These wetlands are the common property resource and under different management regimes. Livelihood of fishers’ family from time immemorial is dependent upon fishing in floodplain wetlands. Fishers include the actual fishermen belonging to the Schedule castes and the Maimal community of the district of Cachar ...


Stock Enhancement And Its Impact On The Productivity Of Haribhanga Beel In Assam, Ganesh Chandra Jan 2009

Stock Enhancement And Its Impact On The Productivity Of Haribhanga Beel In Assam, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

The floodplain wetlands (beels), extending over one lakh hectare, constitute the most important fishery resource of the Assam. The average productivity of Assam beels is 150-200 kg./ha/year. Many factors can be attributed for this situation, but inadequate auto stocking might be one of the basic reasons. To tide over this situation, rearing of seed in pens could be a viable alternative. Stock enhancement through pen culture was demonstrated by CIFRI at Haribhanga beel with three IMC. The fisher has adopted with modification using three Indian major carp and three exotic carp. A pen enclosure of 5000 m2 has ...


काटाल मात्स्यिकी की प्रबंधन प्रणाली -एक अध्यन (Management System Of Katal Fisheries: An Study), Ganesh Chandra, K K. Sharma, M. Choudhury Sep 2007

काटाल मात्स्यिकी की प्रबंधन प्रणाली -एक अध्यन (Management System Of Katal Fisheries: An Study), Ganesh Chandra, K K. Sharma, M. Choudhury

Ganesh Chandra

No abstract provided.


सुन्दरबंस की मात्स्यिकी- समस्याएं और प्रत्याशाएं. (Sundaraban Ki Matasyaki- Samasyayen Evam Pratyashyen), Ganesh Chandra, R L. Sagar Jun 2004

सुन्दरबंस की मात्स्यिकी- समस्याएं और प्रत्याशाएं. (Sundaraban Ki Matasyaki- Samasyayen Evam Pratyashyen), Ganesh Chandra, R L. Sagar

Ganesh Chandra

This paper gives an insight into the fisheries of Sundarban delta region of west Bengal India.


Fisheries In Sundarbans: Problems And Prospects, Ganesh Chandra, R L. Sagar Dec 2003

Fisheries In Sundarbans: Problems And Prospects, Ganesh Chandra, R L. Sagar

Ganesh Chandra

Sundarbans, the largest delta on the planet earth is famous for its marine and estuarine fish resources. A large population is dependent on fishery activity and capture fisheries is treated as the backbone of Sundarban economy. Sundarban boast around 172 species of fishes, 20 species of prawn and 44 species of crabs including two edible crabs. But fisheries in Sundarbans faces some difficult problems which have an impact on the biodiversity, sustainability and livelihood of fish resources and fisher folk viz. shrinking tiger prawn population, indiscriminate fish seed collection, lack of post harvest and other infrastructures, natural calamities such as ...