Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

Robert Bob Tsutsu

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences, Mzuzu University, Malawi

  • Research Article   
    Value Chain Analysis of Usipa (Engraulicypris sardella) of Lake Malawi
    Author(s): Robert Bob Tsutsu* and Wales Singini

    Usipa (Engraulicypris sardella) has been classified as social important species from Lake Malawi but not economically important and has thus improved food and nutrition security and livelihoods of the local communities. A study was carried to analyse the value chain of Usipa (Engraulicypris sardella) of Lake Malawi for improving economic, social and environment performance and sustainable management of natural resources. The study objectives were: to map out Usipa value chain actors and to measure performance of Usipa (Engraulicypris sardella) value chain of Lake Malawi. The study was conducted at Mwawa beach, M’baluku, Mwawa and Mangochi markets in Mangochi district. The study adopted design for all of the objectives as research was in the form of a survey. The type of sampling was simple random sampling and sample size was 39. Data was collected by conducting interviews with f.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9600.21.11.1000790

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