Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal

Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal
Open Access

ISSN: 2150-3508

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Md Kamal Uddin

Fisheries and Marine Science Department, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali-3814, Bangladesh

  • Research Article   
    Socio-Economic Condition and Livelihood Status of the Fisherman Community at Muradnagar Upazila in Cumilla
    Author(s): Md Kamal Uddin, Md Robiul Hasan*, Shyamal Kumar Paul and Tasnim Sultana

    The present study become carried out to assess the socio-economic condition and livelihood structure of fishermen community at Muradnagar Upazila under Cumilla district during the period from February 2019 to July 2019. This Upazila is very close to Gumti River. Data were collected from randomly selected 40 respondents of local fishermen community through questionnaire interview. The study was performed on the basis of personal interview and Focus Group Discussion. From the survey, it was estimated that most of them are directly or indirectly involved in fishing. They are engaged in different fishing-related activities during banning season. The study shows that the majority (66%) of fishermen were Hindu, where 34% were Muslim. The literacy rate was only 18% here. The research indicates that 70% of fishers directly involved in fishing. They were provided license card from Upazila Fish.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2150-3508.20.11.279

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