Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development

Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9546


Ketema Bekele

School of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Determinants of Fish Market Supply in the Case of Lake Hawassa, Sidama National Regional State, Ethiopia
    Author(s): Tekalign Tuluka*, Ketema Bekele and Kumilachew Alamerie

    Fish provides nutrients that are essential to cognitive and physical development, and an important part of healthy diet. However, resource tragedy, overfishing, employing unrecommended mesh size and low management practices are discouraging fish marketed supply. This study was sought to identify the determinants of fish market supply at Lake Hawassa. The study used cross-sectional data from representative fishers of 166 and key informants. Both descriptive and Multiple Linear Regression (MLR) model were employed to analyze the data. The model indicated that market information, household education, fishing experience, owning of cold storage, credit access, fishing site and post-harvest loss affected the fish supply statistically and significantly. Accessing market information, household education, credit facility, cold storage, and experience sharing are ind.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9546.21.12.650

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