An Overview of Small-scale Freshwater Aquaculture in Bangladesh

Evaluation Document | 1 July 2004
This case study investigates the countrywide significance of freshwater aquaculture, social dimensions of rural poverty among farmers, major aquaculture systems, fish markets, employment in aquaculture, and ADB's support to aquaculture development.

This case study investigates the countrywide significance of freshwater aquaculture, social dimensions of rural poverty among farmers, major aquaculture systems, fish markets, employment in aquaculture, and ADB's support to aquaculture development.

Contents 

  • Background
  • Social Dimensions of Rural Poverty
  • Freshwater Aquaculture Systems
  • Freshwater Fish Markets
  • Employment
  • ADB Support to Freshwater Aquaculture Development
  • Safeguarding Freshwater Aquaculture
  • Lessons Learned
  • Ways to Reach the Poor