Farming Carps in Leased Ponds by Groups in Chandpur District, Bangladesh

Evaluation Document | 1 July 2004
This case study outlines a project-part of a larger project financed by ADB to improve livelihoods in the District-that brought freshwater aquaculture to the poor in an irrigation area. The aim was to capitalize on a low-cost technology based on carp polyculture.

This case study outlines a project-part of a larger project financed by ADB to improve livelihoods in the District-that brought freshwater aquaculture to the poor in an irrigation area. The aim was to capitalize on a low-cost technology based on carp polyculture.

Contents 

  • Background
  • Methods and Sources
  • Biophysical Features of the Case Study Area
  • Fish Farming Technology and Management
  • Livelihood Assets
  • Markets and Marketing Agents
  • Conclusions