Overview of Small-scale Freshwater Aquaculture in Thailand

Evaluation Document | 1 July 2004
This case study investigates and illustrates the historical development and importance of aquaculture, fish seed supply and fish farming, markets, extension services, community-based initiatives, aquaculture development policy, pertinent aspects of safeguards, key lessons, and ways to benefit the poor.

This case study investigates and illustrates the historical development and importance of aquaculture, fish seed supply and fish farming, markets, extension services, community-based initiatives, aquaculture development policy, pertinent aspects of safeguards, key lessons, and ways to benefit the poor.

Contents 

  • Background
  • Historical Development
  • Biophysical Features
  • Technology and Management
  • Accessing Markets
  • The Roles of Government in Aquaculture Extension
  • Community-Based Rural Aquaculture Development
  • Development Policy for Small-Scale Freshwater Aquaculture
  • Safeguards for Freshwater Aquaculture
  • Lessons Learned
  • Ways to Benefit the Poor