Marie Michael Library

Title

Some ecological and social implications of commercial shrimp farming in Asia

Author

Barraclough, Solon

Description

Shrimp aquaculture affects livelihoods by disrupting traditional systems of production, distribution and social relations. This paper looks at recent trends, identifies principal actors, considers the economic, political and environmental factors, and concludes that effective policies and reforms are required at all levels.

File No

UNRISD-DP74

Agency

UNRISD

Date

March, 1996

Subject(s)

Aquaculture

Pages

62