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The Beels of Bangladesh

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Created on 25 July 2014
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In Bangladesh, the world 'Beel' means a lake with static water. To better manage these flood plain fisheries and alleviate the poverty of communities living around these rich ecosystems, scientists worked with fishing co-operatives for improved fisheries management as part. Though an innovative ecosystems based approach increased fish production has expanded livelihood opportunities for poor households and ensured access to nutritious food.

More info: http://wle.cgiar.org and www.worldfishcenter.org
Produced by: Douglas Varchol
Year: 2014
Language: English, Bangla
Region: Asia



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