Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal

Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal
Open Access

ISSN: 2150-3508

+44 7868 792050

Addisu Hailu

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Oromia Agricultural Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Assessment of Current Status of Fishermen Cooperatives at Selected Oromia Water Bodies, Ethiopia
    Author(s): Addisu Hailu* and Alemayehu Abebe

    This study was conducted to assess current status of fishermen cooperatives in selected Oromia water bodies, Ethiopia that was aimed to update the information which will be used in fisheries management in major lakes and reservoirs. Both primary and secondary data sources were used to conduct the study. The primary data was collected from the fishermen organized at Lakes Zeway, Langano and Beseka and reservoirs Koka, Fincha and Gilgel-gibe. Papers were reviewed literatures and different secondary information source to conduct this study. The study included fishermen’s sociodemographic, educational status, fishing experience, purpose of fishing, season of fishing, fishing activities, fishing boat, fishing gears, saving practices and women participation. Data was analyzed using STATA version 14. A total of 154 fishermen (98.05% male), and 18 fishermen cooperat.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2150-3508.23.14.324

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